Posts Tagged ‘Reality’

Fostering Fantasies

Fostering Fantasies
Life through a four year old’s eyes is so much more. More colorful. More emotional. More fantastic. My son has an obsession of late. Not pancakes or superheroes, but George Lucas’ world in the galactic Empire. Most of you know it as Star Wars. My wife has less hair from pulling and less breath...
April 30th, 2012 | Family, Featured | Read More

Attending Your Own Funeral

Attending Your Own Funeral
I’ve been writing this week about inspired vision and embracing radical change even in the face of the death of present systems. But the experience is different when applying the same principles to our own lives. The following is taken from my upcoming memoir, PregMANcy, due out in a few weeks. The...
March 5th, 2012 | Essays, Featured | Read More

Living A Better Love Reality – Part I: For The Guys

Living A Better Love Reality – Part I: For The Guys
Right off the bat, let me say this will not be a list of things you as a man can do for, to, or with, the woman in your life in order to have a better relationship with her. It will not be habits, gestures or practices you can exercise which will please your wife or girlfriend. This is because it will...
August 15th, 2011 | Essays, Featured | Read More

In Defense of Meta Humor

In Defense of Meta Humor
The first time I realized that I liked meta humor happened during my teen years while watching a syndicated rerun of Growing Pains. Mike Seaver was usually the troublemaker and subject of disciplinary-inclined plots, but in this particular episode he was off the hook until near the end when he blurted...
October 25th, 2010 | Featured, Television | Read More

Homo Sapien vs. Homo Fictus

Homo Sapien vs. Homo Fictus
While discussing Pride & Prejudice recently, one of my professors got out a dry-erase marker and drew a crooked, green T-graph on the board. She labeled one side Homo Sapien, and the other Homo Fictus. Then made a point about the way humans live in reality, and the way we portray ourselves in story. The...
October 22nd, 2010 | Essays, Featured | Read More