I searched for purpose and found people.

I had never intended to be cooking for a living. I barely knew how to make my own cereal as a teenager. Then once I got the gourmet cuisine of raisin bran and milk under control, it was my diet for the following 10 years. With only one minor adjustment five years in. I switched to…

It’s time to be your own party!

I find that certain aspects of my life are calling for more attention than others. I have always taken my relationship statuses as the largest indicator of my personal happiness and accomplishments. After over a year of dealing with the silence of being single, I have let go of that false notion of happiness. The…

Art History with Dusty- Yves Klein

This was part of a series that I was doing last year on my Facebook page and I have recently decided to start doing these again on a semi-regular basis to keep my mind stimulated. I need to stay busy and educated. And I hope I am able to lend to you some of what…

Skateboarding- A love story.

I grew up outside, until I got my first Ninetendo 64… Up to that point I had always been on bike rides with my family. My first memories are on the bucket seat on the back of my mothers bike through the mountain valley town of Missoula Montana. As with anything that starts at an…

In defense of Irish Red-Headed Men.

For years I have struggled with self image. I have already wrote a blog about wanting to wear someone elses’ skin. My understanding of wanting to be someone else, and actively try to be, is very real. As I assume is the same with a lot of people out there. When I found out that…

Movies and Books: Focusing on the future.

I’ve always watched movies and I have always seen myself in them at some capacity. Typically based on where I feel I am at emotionally at that particular point in time. When watching movies as a kid I always pictured being the child in the film. It was the only way that I was able to relate to…

Breakdowns and ways you can get through them.

When you are in turmoil and the soil doesn’t seem like it will ever thaw, the summer seems like it’s destined to run away from you for eternity, and there just doesn’t seem to be any point in trying to move forward I suggest a understanding and trying few things before totally giving up,sleeping on…

A letter to a lover. Wherever she may be.

Dear Love, At the time of me writing this I don’t know when or where we met, but I am absolutely grateful to have you in my life right now. You are one of the most intelligent and beautiful woman I have ever met in my life. I know this right now because I am…

On assimilation: How I avoided myself for 10 years.

It’s the prying, pushing, and forceful way I have always tried to get what I want from the people I love. I make it known that there is nothing more in the world that I want. Their personalities. Their lifestyle. Their individuality. I have always wanted to be someone else besides myself.   It started when I…

50 Ways To Lose Your Lover

Don’t call her beautiful everyday Leave her waiting for you to grow up and be a man Ignore her cries for simple attention Turn down the opportunity to eat dinner with her Forget her birthday Forget your own anniversary Make your meals for one and don’t share Buy yourself a cup of coffee and don’t…