Monthly Archives: February 2015

Why Do We Seek Labels?

Originally posted on 10 Cities/10 Years:
It’s almost a daily occurrence now. On Facebook or Twitter, in an article or mind-numbing listicle, someone is discussing the traits, burdens and/or pleasures of being an introvert. Based on the unscientific sampling of my personal feed, 90% of the narcissistic self-promoters in the world are actually meek and shy…

The Swing Set – A Short Fictional Reflection

Originally created as part of a school assignment back in 2013. It was in response to “The Fault In Our Stars”, which was the novel study at the time. It’s not the best, but at the time I was actually really proud of it. ———————————— This is my story about the swing set I loved, […]

Woman divorces husband after he refuses to abandon their baby born with Down’s Syndrome

This needs to be shared

ISIS kills gays: A history of violence

Originally posted on a paper bird:
Hands shove them forward, bound and blindfolded. Then comes the step when the stone beneath them stops and nothing is there. The photographs appall but they have the solidity of things you can see; they suggest but cannot summon the feel of one terrifying lurch in darkness when all that’s solid falls…

Angelina’s heartfelt adventure

Angelina Jolie has recently visited a refugee camp in Iraq’s Dohuk province on Jan 25th 2015. Ms Jolie wrote an OP-ED Contributor in the New York times detailing that she have seen nothing like the suffering she is witnessing now. Angelina visited camps of displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees that are desperately seeking shelter from […]