Category Archives: Life

Can I have a Cheat Sheet?

Elementary. Middle School. High School. And even College. What do they all have in common other than teachers, students, and horrible food? Tests! It feels like almost half our life (depending on when you decide to end your school career) … Continue reading

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He’s dark haired, has a constant 5 o’clock shadow that tickles my neck when he kisses it. Although he has fair skin, his arm hair and hairy legs make him seem a bit more dark. He loves spontaneity, cracks an … Continue reading

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  Peaks. They’re everywhere. Mountains have them. Waves have them. But do our lives have them? We certainly hear it applied to our lives enough. You’ve peaked. You’re at the peak of your career. The peak age of having children. … Continue reading

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White Washed

I’ve noticed that in the mainstream realm of gay men in the United States, there seems to be this unspoken “ideal” for the gay man and a prejudice which follows for those who differ from the ideal. Who is the … Continue reading

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Ringing in the Iranian New Year

  For over two thousand years the people of the Silk Road have been celebrating Nowruz, meaning “New Day” in Persian, on the Spring Equinox. Nowruz today is celebrated by over 300 million people world wide, mostly in the former … Continue reading

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No to Nooks: Why Books Are Better

Tablets are all the craze now days, and why wouldn’t they be: combine the technology of Smartphones with your favorite literature and you might actually make reading look ‘cool.’ Even people who don’t usually read now all of a sudden … Continue reading

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Dear Diary

18…naïve…and confused. My first (to be) love had just opened himself up to me and my emotions were running wild. Emotions I was not “supposed” to have – an attraction to another man. What else could I do but question … Continue reading

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