Words to Spend We have words to spend and sometimes spend them foolishly.

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My Last First Birthday

All of her firsts will be my last. It’s a terrible thought. My last first bottle. My last first smile. My last first steps and my last first words. And...

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On Patience in Life is Strange

While Life is Strange has a few fetch quests and some collectibles, the game isn’t obsessed with giving you stuff to do. In fact, the game encourages you to stop...

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On Imagery in Batman V Superman

One of the biggest issues in Batman V Superman is director Zack Snyder’s lack of subtlety. If you are familiar with Snyder’s previous films, you will not be surprised to hear...

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Love in Lament

In the past, I’ve given politicians the benefit of the doubt. I’ve generally believed that they were people like me. People who wanted to make a difference in the world. People...

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Richard Gilmore, you promised

After the excitement from hearing Gilmore Girls was coming back (on Netflix) subsided, this scene with Richard Gilmore was one of the first things I thought about.   Okay, I suppose he never...

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Hope (Flash Fiction)

In 2011, I tried my hand at flash fiction. Bethany liked the story, so I framed it for her and gave it to her for her birthday a little more than four...

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Bound to the Joy of Giving

This past Sunday kicked off a sermon series on the theme of generosity at church. I sort of got ready to tune it out, thinking I wouldn’t really learn anything...

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A Toddler’s Responses to 10Q

10Q is an opportunity to reflect on your life. It is a simple program: you are sent one question a day for ten days (plus one bonus question) and you reply to...