Stuff No One Tells You About Dying Pets: Guilt and Relief

Your pet will always depend on you, fully, and that’s honestly a source of the joy they bring to our lives. Someone who always needs you feels so good to care for. We never stop parenting them; they never leave the nest. Despite their aging and intelligence, dogs, in particular, develop about the same mental capacity as a four-year-old. They truly are always children.

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How Heartbreak Helped Me Recognize and Process My Internalized Biphobia

I first had an inkling I wasn’t straight when I was 11 or 12. I was fascinated with certain actresses in a different way than my peers. I had little interest in boys. I remember my first crush — the musical director at my childhood church — and a number of other little odd things … Continue reading How Heartbreak Helped Me Recognize and Process My Internalized Biphobia

Stuff No One Tells You About Dying Pets: A Series

In September 2019, I wrote about my dog’s current state of health and how it was declining. During the first week of October, after a couple of weeks of moderate decline, he crashed. It was heartbreaking and horrifying. There are so few things that hurt as much as watching a beloved pet suffer and being … Continue reading Stuff No One Tells You About Dying Pets: A Series

“Square One” is The Definitive Michael Jackson Accuser Documentary

That's a big statement, I know. But...it's true. Regardless if you believe Michael Jackson is innocent, guilty, have no opinion, or are all of the above, this is the documentary to see. For the superfans among us that are reading this: I'll spare you the hassle--there aren't any bombshells, spoilers, or anything that we don't already know. … Continue reading “Square One” is The Definitive Michael Jackson Accuser Documentary

When Opportunity Knocks, Which Door Do You Open?

I have a confession to make. I am that friend. You know the one...always griping on social media about bills, money, trying to sell whatever random shit she can. Constantly stressed to the max about how to get more month out of her paycheck. I know how it looks...I don't care. Mostly. On one hand, it's one … Continue reading When Opportunity Knocks, Which Door Do You Open?