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feed it to the birds.

A man I met was homeless and hungry. I served him lunch in the basement of a church in a fancy section of Manhattan. Part of my volunteer job for that day was to clean up the tables and remove the leftover food that our guests…

“What we have d…

“What we have done for ourselves alone, dies with us; what we have done for others and the world, remains and is immortal.” -Albert Pike

the white fluff of conformity.

 It’s easy to lose yourself in a world full of unjust judgments and unrealistic expectations. Being anything outside of what the societal masses deem “normal” could mean facing rejection, maybe every day. Everyone wants to fit in, everyone wants acceptance, even to a small degree. It’s our nature….

everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.

“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.” Mike Tyson spoke those words. Shit happens. Unexpected shit happens more. But you’ve got to know your game plan. You’ve got to know your next move. You get hit, what’s your counter move?…

conversations with my tattoo artist.

Tattoo sessions are hours spent between artist & client. Between the moments of silence, drown out only by the buzz of the machine, conversations happen. I’ve found my perfect tattoo artist. His presence is minimal. It reminds me of a calm before the storm. His voice is…

I’m colder than a polar bear’s nutsack

. This polar vortex is the devil in frozen form. It’s presence was unwelcomed in the first place and the fact that it has decided to stick around for more than a few days, is really cramping my style in the bungalow. Problem #1:…