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Grief Purgatory

So you’ve lost a parent at that weird stage in your life. You’re not a child, but you still live at home. The state won’t care for you, but you haven’t got a career or your own spouse or family to care for you either. Any sentiments you get…

The Duelling President

There was a time when Presidents really were tough; they went to battle in the military, exchanged fire in duels, and fought—with fists—to defend their honour. This, really, wasn’t so long ago. And then there is the 45th President of the…

Art Encounters | My Friend Vicky

This series I’ve been writing over the last year concerns the curiosity to understand why we respond to art in whatever form it takes. We become curious as to why we are affected by art and seek out reasons. Curiosity leads to us to…

Gun Control & The Pursuit of Happiness

Guns, mental illness, and violence are one of the most explosive Molotov cocktails being thrown at steps of the Capitol, threatening everything that America is founded upon. There is no pursuit of happiness when our own children don’t feel…