Tag Archives: normal

Let’s Talk About Sex

I’m pretty sure the last time I was involved in an honest, public conversation about sex was when I was thirteen. I was raised attending a Unitarian Universalist Meeting House. For those not familiar with Unitarian Universalism, it’s not a typical religion, for lots of reasons. One of those reasons was that Sex Education was […]


This is part one of a two-parter. I don’t think they need to be read together, but they will reinforce each other. Part two is here. I’ve always wanted something for other people. I think they would be happier, and I think society would be better off. In my head, I use the word normal. […]

Stop The Normality

President Trump and French President Macron had a meeting and a joint press conference followed by this presidency’s first state dinner. That is such a normal thing that it’s barely worth a comment. Two heads of state get together, discuss things, tell the press about it and have a fancy party. It happens all the […]

Fake It ‘Til You Make It

I’ve been documenting my recent struggles with depression in this space.  I don’t think I’m saying anything original, or particularly interesting.  I’m mostly doing it out of my desire to not be a hypocrite.  In the past, I have cared for people suffering from depression.  I would always ask them to be open about it.  […]

Provisional Diagnosis

I went to my doctor today.  After bleeding into a bunch of vials, wearing a Holter and peeing into a jug so they could do tests, I had to go over the results of those tests with the doctor.  The result was that everything looked normal.  My blood was normal, my heart was normal and […]

My Continuing Medical Saga

Yesterday I went to my doctor for a follow-up to my ER visit.  The good news is that all of the tests done in the ER came out fine.  The EKG, the blood work, the blood pressure and blood sugar were all normal.  So, whatever is going on with me, most likely, has nothing to […]

Famous Pictures of Naked People

Apple had a rather famous security breach not too long ago. The iCloud accounts of a bunch of celebrities were hacked and the hackers stole naked pictures and posted them to the internet. While I don’t know the people involved or the circumstances surrounding the taking of the pictures, the whole ordeal has highlighted just […]