Tag: true life story

Why I Can’t Stand White Shoes

Or How I Came Closer to Atheism While Living in a Christian Country   I remembered that it was hot as hell. Women fanned themselves in futility against the onslaught of body heat and righteousness as they were dressed to the nines in their Sunday best. This ensemble included a broad hat, stately dress, gray pantyhose, and strappy white shoes with toes protruding so far out that they gripped the floor for mercy. This was […]

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9 Things That Happened To Me When I Lost My Mom

Those Phases of Grief Didn’t Quite Prepare Me For A Couple Of These It’s getting to that time late in the year when I remember “that day”. My mother died in December, not long before Christmas, and while I never was too fond of the holiday, I became more apathetic to it. It’s been more than 10 years, and I have no problem saying that Christmas is officially not my favorite holiday in part because of […]

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The Real Life Character Inspiration for Grayson Baxter Is Dead & I’m Not Sorry

Finding a source of character inspiration can be as easy as looking around at your own family & friends. Behind-the-scenes real life stories are standard stories. Life will always outdo fiction. The drama is when you’re dealing with topics like drug abuse. Those stealth stints of getting high on stuff you can’t even pronounce, someone who has it “in the bag,” you ask yourself, “what the hell am I missing here?” The answer: Your behind […]

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