Category Archives: Steam Vents

Sometimes a person has to unload. Sometimes that’s not very pretty or polite. Everything in this category is probably something that shouldn’t be said, but here I am saying it anyway. It helps to put thoughts to words, sometimes.

The Courage to Open the Door

As you may have noticed, I’ve been in a hard-core introspective place lately. My recent embrasure of a couple of movies (as outlined in this post, which I consider pre-requisite reading to today’s) has forced me to confront things I … Continue reading

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You like that title? It’s catchy. Robust, yet staggeringly spare. But every pretentious turn of phrase I could think of for this post just sort of… didn’t fit. I’m 38 years old. I’ve been married for 8 years to a … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Voltron (A Ramble)

As a kid, I loved Voltron. Now mind you, I didn’t see a lot of Voltron–it wasn’t on any TV channel that we got on the farm–but we rented a few Voltron VHS tapes during the heyday of our movie … Continue reading

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Out (Gay Pride, Horrible Tragedies, and Me)

I don’t usually associate myself with the hoopla around Pride festivals, or gay pride month, for a lot of reasons. But after this morning, when I woke to see the news about a horrible attack on a club in Orlando … Continue reading

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Of Endings and Beginnings

I sat down tonight, after a few hours of day job that had inexcusably slipped into my outside life (an egregious offense to be sure, but understandable given how close we are to the end of the school year), and … Continue reading

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