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 …

The Wonderful World of Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

As a teenager I wasted many a weekend on video games. The vivid imagery and story lines kept me coming back Saturday after Saturday. If there was a side-story to be explored, I took it. Any random request from an auto-simulated villager, I was there. A way to change your uniform, I found them all. …

Into the Void

"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on." -Robert Frost It's almost been two months, yet it feels like an eternity has passed since I came back to Oklahoma. In such a short time, so much has happened and I have been integrated and reintegrated as though I …