Issues

single life musings: awfully happy

“For someone with so much relationship advice, you seem awfully alone.” A year ago, my friend sent this quote from the movie Beginners to me as a joke.  But, it was true.  Awfully true.  I am the voice of reason between a girlfriend and boyfriend when they bicker.  I am the drenched shoulder when my close […]

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Issues, Lifestyle

single life musings: timelying

One rainy day, early in my junior year of high school, my English teacher asked us to pull out a piece of paper and a pen.  Vaguely, she instructed us to write a letter to our future self ten years from now.  We were to write about our current dreams, aspirations, and accolades.  But, we […]

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Issues

Single Life Musings: Instant Ramifications

It was beautiful.  Everyone was there.  Batman, Robin, Penguin, The Joker, and even the butler, Alfred.  The Bat Cave set featured a zip-line that ran from one end to the other, a control center, and a parking space for the Batmobile.  At the age of eight, this was what life was about.  Quickly dragging my […]

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Issues

Single Life Musings: Cheers To Her

My first beer as a child was a Heineken.  I instantly turned red, laughed hysterically, and told my mom that my dad was in trouble.  Twenty years later, I realized I really don’t like Heineken and I don’t turn red anymore.  With a proclivity for a variety of different alcoholic drinks, I’ve eventually chosen my […]

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Issues, Lifestyle

Single Life Musings: Choose-Your-Own-Adventure

When I was eight years old, my mother brought me hiking in the mountains of Shitou, Taiwan.  Trudging up dirt paths through shrubbery, she talked about her experiences in the countryside as a child.  After about three hours, I could see the worry in her face.  Sundown was quickly approaching and we were completely lost. […]

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