Life Story: Chapter Sixty Eight

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... It may have been financially imprudent, but … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Sixty Eight

Life Story: Chapter Sixty Four

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... As a pre-freshman, I spent a week … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Sixty Four

Wild Things at the Green House

I know... I said I was just taking a week off. I lied. What's it been? Three weeks... give or take? Yes, well... about that. I'd say I'm sorry, but I'm not. Last week, it occurred to me that I hadn't written anything here in more than the week I said I'd be away. I … Continue reading Wild Things at the Green House

Rewatching Buffy – Episode 58

Welcome to Rewatching Buffy, the part of the blog where I rewatch Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Each Tuesday evening, you’re invited to join me as I attempt to rediscover what made me love this show 21 years ago. Living Conditions Buffy's roommate likes to listen to Cher's "Believe." On repeat. Not that it isn't a … Continue reading Rewatching Buffy – Episode 58

Alex’s Challenge

Time to come back to another challenge issued by another reader. The fourth comment on my initial blog post came from Alex, who provided the following prompts… Character Name: Pablo Setting: Law School Object: A candle Emotion: Sad "Doesn't it feel like the 19th century?" asked Wash as he brought two more lit candles over … Continue reading Alex’s Challenge

Lesson

I hadn't been out of school long when I decided to fall for one of my best friends. Thing is, she and I hadn't really been great friends for very long. To be honest, she kind of got on my nerves. But isn't that always how it is? No? Sometimes, though... You've gotta give me … Continue reading Lesson

The Single Guy vs. the Roommates

The following story is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago... When I moved from North Carolina back to Virginia, I found myself in a new living situation. It was a situation I hadn't found myself in since about a year after college. I didn't want to complain about this new … Continue reading The Single Guy vs. the Roommates

Dude Suite

I had a lot of roommates in college. Freshman year saw the awkward random placement. I was paired with a guy that I had nothing in common with, other than the fact that we were both freshmen. That lasted one semester. Then I was moved into a room with a senior who had nothing with … Continue reading Dude Suite

Cubicle Crush, Part II

Originally written in April of 2010... Alex drummed his hands on the steering wheel of his ancient Ford Escort as he slowly drove through Alyson's quaint suburban neighborhood. He was nervous, as he usually felt when he was about to see this girl. Yes, he saw her every day at work. Yes, he'd shared lunches … Continue reading Cubicle Crush, Part II