“Ghosting” as Existential Injury

I've done psychology work at universities, in various capacities, for four years now, and I'm beginning to pick up on general themes that are common to many university-age students. There's nothing that makes me feel like an out-of-touch old man, yelling at clouds, like descriptions of modern dating. When I was playing "the game" of… Continue reading “Ghosting” as Existential Injury


The Hold Steady was there when I didn’t know what to do.

When people meet a famous musician, they often say, "Your music helped me through a really difficult time in my life." I wonder about what the function of that sentence really is and what it means. I think it's a punchy and often true thing for a person to say, and also it's an expression… Continue reading The Hold Steady was there when I didn’t know what to do.

How to Properly Care for a Betta Fish (Siamese Fighting Fish)

I purchased a Betta fish for my oldest boy last week and I've really been enjoying watching it swim around. Since purchasing it, I have been searching online to see how to take care of it. Boy is there a ton of information online! I decided to summarize some major points of Betta care here… Continue reading How to Properly Care for a Betta Fish (Siamese Fighting Fish)

Why “trending article” and “why the recent trending article is wrong” might both be right.

After several days of debate between the "trending article" people and the "why the recent trending article is wrong" people, I think many people are overlooking a way of triangulating things that may leave room for both groups.  Nobody reads this one, and by this point people have moved on to something else.