During my EMT clinicals to gain experience, I saw a lot of people going through the five stages of grief. The five stages, as a brief refresher for those who have not dealt with the concept in a while, are denial, anger, depression, bargaining, and acceptance. This is not a linear process. The complex human … Continue reading Five Stages of Grief
I'm a southerner. I grew up in the south. I have fond childhood memories of my grandmother baking sweet potato and pecan pies. The first vegan recipe I found was not fantastic, so I used a traditional recipe, modified it to be vegan, and it turned out great! To save others time playing around with … Continue reading Vegan Sweet Potato Pie
Your problem with Gal wasn’t Interest Level fluctuation. It was that she’s a whack-job. When you go out with someone who’s crazy, you have to stay away from her because she’s dangerous. You’ll fall in love with her and she’ll start acting nuts. Then you’ll waste time trying to figure out her Interest Level, when she’s really … Continue reading Waste Of Time
Always make sure your processing script does not transpose your HNCOCACB spectrum 14.0 ppm. Even if you select, "Read Parameters", always check your spectra against the original data processed on TOPSPIN .
Some people wait a lifetime to have meaningful conversations. -S.M.
Metal is the best music to listen to when you're angry, and Google Play is a fantastic way to find new artists. OPETH - Sorceress was literally the third song to pop up on Today's Metal Masters while I was listening. Someone in Opeth either dated the same person, or there are a lot of demon sorceresses running … Continue reading Demon Sorceress
All human beings are unique mold castings, with a grotesque, writhing beauty so wondrous, fluid, and capable of transcendence that therein lies a spark of divine invocation - all unique, yet still, coequal. They say the true romantics pretend to be pragmatists, and the opposite. I say, people with happier childhoods probably have reason to … Continue reading Exit My Deserted Casting
Some say there is no such thing as a villain. Others say villains embody chaos as harbingers of change. Yet change is painful, and most living creature avoid unexpected pain. 2016 was the year my Saturn made its first revolution around the sun, signaling my 30th birthday, and full maturity in many ancient cultures. Saturn … Continue reading 2016: A Farewell
Never judge a man until you've walked a mile in his shoes. That way when you do judge him, you're a mile away...and you've got his shoes. -Sean N.
Something pretty horrific happened to me around February 26, 2016. I’ll find time to write a memoir about it eventually, but it has changed my life trajectory and long-term goals. Perhaps it needed to happen for me to get on my true life path. Who knows. It was not fun to experience, but I will … Continue reading Farewell to Arms Update