Category Archives: Creative Non-Fiction

Be Thankful

Today is Thanksgiving day.  This means that I am thankful for everything.  And I am incredibly thankful for that.  Also, mainly, I am especially thankful for my new family, and our baby son.  Tho… Yesterday, I wasn’t so thankful for … Continue reading

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Which Door?

It’s not what you want to hear. It really isn’t. Groups are created of dissimilar individuals called same. And that what you hear all the time probably is just a guess. Though, that guess is treated as fact, as religion. … Continue reading

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Some Truly Made-Up Stories about Learning and Inquiry

  “And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.”  -John F. Kennedy “I don’t want people to think I’m a hypocrite.”  -GG Allin * Yeah, … Continue reading

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Happy New Fear! (Good Opinion!)

The New Year 2016, whatever, it didn’t matter. Time doesn’t matter. When it’s New Years Eve in New York, it’s the past in Australia. It’s not real, but we do it anyway.  When someone tells me that something is true, … Continue reading

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What it means to “grow up”

Perhaps, to grow up means literally to grow from a child, up, into an adult. When I was a boy I wanted to be a grownup so I could reach things on the countertop without a stepping stool. I knew … Continue reading

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Coffeehouse Reflection – Of the Cities

What a day to reflect on the outside view of redbrick buildings, autumn leaves—golden, crimson, beige—a few green holding, and the blur of speeding traffic along Como Ave in Southeast. His stomach tensed and sounded with the Americanos’ warmth, nearly … Continue reading

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Baudry, Derrida, Film, and The Falling Man; How Everything is Too Long To Read:

Well, today I realized that everything is too long to read (TL; DR), and that is why we all love short texts like what is seen on Twitter, and tightly succinct updates on Facebook. In a way this shows how … Continue reading

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