The Return of Yinpolla

The youngster ran to the saloon as quickly as his scrawny legs would take him. He clutched an arrow, broken into two pieces, in his hand. He had found it just outside of town on the edge of the road that cut the small dust town in half. He threw open the swinging doors and … Continue reading The Return of Yinpolla

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The Unsticking of Carlene Holcolm

At first, she didn’t notice it. The gelatin wrapped so nicely around her torso and limbs that it felt like a warm breeze made just for her. It wasn’t until she tried to get up from the chair that she realized what had happened to her. Her hands and arms still moved to the point … Continue reading The Unsticking of Carlene Holcolm

Reviewsday Tuesday: Why Buddhism is True by Robert Wright

I’m probably what you’d call a secular Buddhist. I say this with apprehension, because even with it centering around the murky idea of a practice that is devoid of the mysticism and supernatural elements of traditional Buddhism, I am hesitant to dedicate myself to even this ideology. I can say definitively, though, that I find … Continue reading Reviewsday Tuesday: Why Buddhism is True by Robert Wright

New Year, New You, and other annoying reminders that we’re all spinning our wheels

Yeah, it's that time again, and I have a list of ever evolving, ever revolving goals that I have renewed vigor to dive back into. Writing this blog is one of them (on the off chance that some alien race in interested in knowing specifically what was so important about my life that made me … Continue reading New Year, New You, and other annoying reminders that we’re all spinning our wheels