…More Than Sweet Potatoes


Today I start again; not start over. This morning when my alarm went off, Danny told me that it was pretty cold out (by Phoenix standards) and that we should … Continue reading

November 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

It’s Been a Minute

I wrote my last post in January.  A bit more than 7 months ago I wrote about my weight, my age, and my attempts to make a human being.  It … Continue reading

August 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

What’s In a Number?

40, 65, 6, 800, 7, 1800, 3, 2, 125, 9, 1, 34 Above is a list of numbers.  I want you to take a minute and try to guess what … Continue reading

January 9, 2020 · 2 Comments

New Year’s Eve Post 2019: No Soap Box, No Judgement, Maybe Some Magic.

I remember a story my mom told me about a girl in her class in elementary school.  This girl was born in the end of December 19[year redacted] and my … Continue reading

December 31, 2019 · 1 Comment

The SidePiece: Super Bowl 2016 Weekend

To recap the previous blog post regarding The SidePiece: Go to see Colin Jost at the Improv Hang out post-show with The SidePiece and friend Listen to his raps… Which … Continue reading

January 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

When In The Course of Human Events…

Hello reader friends (5 of you or whatever!) I recognize that my blog writing has taking a very drastic turn toward non-existent over the previous three years.  While not acceptable, … Continue reading

January 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

The SidePiece: January 30th, 2016

To Recap the previous blog post: Moved to Arizona in December 2015 Started playing kickball January 2016 Met The SidePiece at a bar and then house party January 16th, 2016 … Continue reading

July 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Sidepiece: January 16th, 2016.

I moved to Arizona in December of 2015.  I knew one person – Bryan.  Through this one person and the national bond of kickball, I ended up in a group … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

#laterpost: Cohabitating Post

Editorial note: I wrote this 4 years ago.  It seems I removed it from my blog for the purpose of keeping people anonymous, but it has been 4 years and … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · 6 Comments

[Food] Diary of an [Insulin Resistant] Kid.

Years ago.  Maybe 4 of them?  Maybe more?  I found out that I am insulin resistant.  Or, by today’s insurance documentation standards: pre-diabetic.  Here’s how it works: when my body … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Last Times I Tindered (Part 1)

In reading back through previous blogs (and feeling like a piece of shit that I haven’t been writing as often as I once did) I realized I never finished talking … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bloods, Latin Kings, and Dog Gangs

If you’ve read any of Aussa’s posts about the happenings at her previous job, you know that the mental and behavioral health field yields a multitude of stories worth sharing. … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Little Follow Up

If you never read my “No Feeling is Invalid” post… well you’re in good company.  My regular 100+ person readership fell drastically in my absence and has topped out at … Continue reading

November 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

No Feeling is Invalid

A former coworker of mine shared an article on facebook called “Anxiety is an Invalid Excuse.”  I’ve cleverly linked it, so if you care to take a read, click the … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Year in Review: I Left The Life I Knew

September 7th, 2015: I got in my car and drove away from my life in South Florida for a new adventure.  While it is technically a year ago tomorrow it was … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Piece of Advice at 31

You know how sometimes big things happen and you begin to reflect on life, your choices, and the future?  In my little world, this could have been triggered by my … Continue reading

June 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Keeping Myself Busy After The Owl

Oh dear.  It has been two whole weeks since I’ve written anything for you with which you can distract yourself from work/life/etc.  As I wrote that sentence though, I realized … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

When a Panda Loses an Owl: The End.

So I had left, and I was on this sweet half-cross-country road trip with my puppy.  And nothing had felt any different.  It took me a couple weeks before I … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

When a Panda Leaves An Owl

So I had successfully disarmed his bomb…but was about to hit him with mine.  Well, not exactly.  Date numero uno I told him that my goal was to move to … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment