mumbling of an imbecile

Disillusioned

I had the all's-right-with-the-world bubble popped for me at a young age. I can't say exactly if there was one particular moment or event, it was just everything. I can't even remember if I ever had the illusion that life was going to be easy or smooth sailing or full of flowers and unicorns and… Continue reading Disillusioned

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mumbling of an imbecile

Unlocking the World

My brothers play a lot of video games. They're always unlocking some weapon or some super power or upgrade. And they're always talking about it. Unlock. That word gets stuck in my head, and presents itself for usage at novel times. While I was at work I was thinking about how much I look forward… Continue reading Unlocking the World

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Dealing With Stress

Through a lot of trial and error I am coming to understand that people deal with stress in very different ways. Sometimes this can be almost infuriating when their way of dealing is so far from your own, but it is important to understand that they're doing the best they can with what they've got.… Continue reading Dealing With Stress

mumbling of an imbecile

Digging Deeper

So I'm sitting here taking up much more of the couch than I need to, bottle of white zinfandel in hand, and once again I've been thinking too much. This time it's about friendships, and the nature of nostalgia. Recently I've been accidentally thinking about old friends, even to the point where I've been dreaming… Continue reading Digging Deeper