This is a self-improvement post.  See all here: So, it is debatable if tattoos are a self-improvement (definitely my mom would say no), but to me they are a significant means of self-expression, have led to more self-confidence, and provide a creative outlet.  Getting one is a cathartic experience, and is more exciting than just … Continue reading Tattoos


Passion #1

Been thinking a lot about what it means to be in love.  Is some of it a choice, or is it something you can't control at all?  Is overwhelming passion a requirement for a successful relationship?  Unfortunately, I have been in the grip of passion that I can't control, and it seems I'll never be … Continue reading Passion #1

New Girlfriend

So I have a new girlfriend.  She's a little older, great girlfriend skills (including in bed!), pretty, and fun.  No outstanding red flags so far (been about a month).  Overall just an outstanding girlfriend.  But something feels missing. I have always had this horrible problem that if I get an inkling that someone isn't marriage … Continue reading New Girlfriend