Unspoken Rules

Humans are strange and complex. Often times we do things that baffle us and those around us in equal measure. We say things then think, "I don't actually believe that." We establish rules to govern ourselves, create boundaries that situate others into our world views like stars in a constellation, and sometimes make compromises to …

On Protagonists and Promotions

Today is my last day of my first "grown up" job. I can't count the number of times I've started to write something about this job only to slam on the breaks. It isn't exciting. It isn't exotic. It isn't heart-pounding. As a matter of fact it is often boring, stressful, and annoying. No one …