Tag: universe

depression

Breathing Through It

I know I don’t have it that bad. I know things can always be worse. I know that as long as there is still breath in my body, I have the opportunity to do something better. The problem is that I feel compelled to serve a higher purpose, a universal purpose that goes beyond just …

writing

Proud Of Myself

Supposedly, my novelette Jeopardy goes live tomorrow on the Scarlet Leaf Review.  I don’t really follow the publishing world because I’m more interested in creation than industry, so I have no idea if that’s a big deal externally or not. It’s possible the whole thing is little better than an also-ran booby prize, but who …

writing

Dark Humour

I love dark humour. Stuff that goes beyond just juvenile fart jokes (though no opposition to that if it’s done well), into the realm of truly disturbed, is right in my wheelhouse.  I’ve always been someone who doesn’t really care where the boundaries are in society, and dark humour has always helped with that. Of …

education

Physics

My greatest educational regret is not that I didn’t finish college or that I dropped out of no less than three high schools. It’s not taking physics. At the time, my choice was between chemistry, biology and physics, and I didn’t have a proper concept of what physics actually were. Had I known that the …

connection

The Big Empty

I often feel drained.  Empty.  Like I desperately need my cup filled with some kind of something: hope, motivation, inspiration, stimulation, creation, something. I think about the space between a lot.  Most of a molecule is empty space.  Same with atoms.  Same with the universe. Part of me can’t help but wonder if the empty …

freedom

Freedom

The universe is epicly large.  It exists on a timeline most of us couldn’t even understand, let alone actually comprehend in its entirety.  Infinity and eternity stretching in all directions forever. And right here, in some part of it, on an isolated planet, with nothing but ourselves for company, we sit, with delusions of grandeur …