Sex and the Gym

Arnold Schwarzenegger famously compared lifting weights to an orgasm.  There is something very sexual about going to the gym.  The endorphins, the testosterone generation, the confidence you get in your body's appearance, Arnold was right there is a lot of overlap between sex and working out. While it may not be for everybody's taste, I … Continue reading Sex and the Gym


I used to be a pretty social person.  Kind of grew up a nerd, but things broke loose in my 20s and I became very outgoing, particularly when fueled by alcohol.  Would always be down to go out to dinner, go to a club, watch sports, whatever.  I deliberately lived in walking distance of the … Continue reading Antisocial

Bar Fight #4

This is a continuation from here: I don't exactly remember when I did, but at some point that weekend (I'm guessing the following morning) I called and told my work supervisor.  It's kind of a obligatory thing in the military to report something like that up the chain of command.  Admittedly my face was … Continue reading Bar Fight #4

Breaking up

Which is a harder, being broken up with or having to do the breakup? Being broken up with, especially by someone you care about and liked, can really suck.  It's heart wrenching to go through, and you're just left with a big hole in your life.  There is an endless stream of self-questioning and doubt, … Continue reading Breaking up


As a military member, I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with patriotism.  I do love my country, and I took an oath to support and defend the constitution, which I take seriously.  However, blind patriotism, and appeals to outright nationalism, I see as very dangerous.  Often times statements like that are for domestic political … Continue reading Patriotism