Category Archives: Writing

The Good Friend

Do any of us really actually care for each other? Or is everything we do ultimately in our own self-interest? Isn’t looking out for the interests of my family & children in a way acting to guarantee the continuation of … Continue reading

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Quitting the Paint Factory – By Mark Slouka

It is this willingness to hand over our lives that fascinates and appalls me. There’s such a lovely perversity to it; it’s so wonderfully counterintuitive, so very Christian: You must empty your pockets, turn them inside out, and spill out … Continue reading

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The time I almost joined a pyramid scheme

The title of this post should be “The time I almost joined a multilevel marketing scheme” but that wouldn’t be nearly as exciting. Back in 2005 or 2006 during my mid-twenties my girlfriend at the time was interested in signing … Continue reading

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