The Function of Boredom


I’m bored. Painfully, excruciatingly bored. I took my medicine, I’m not anxious, I’m not actively avoiding anything. I’m simply bored. I have at least an hour before the kiddo will get back from his friend's house, and The Hub and The Sub are still asleep. I have nothing I have to do or need to … Continue reading The Function of Boredom

How to be perfectly unhappy – The Oatmeal


http://theoatmeal.com/comics/unhappy This is incredibly well put. I'm normally not much for comics, but this is amazing. Absolutely amazing. I'm not happy. I'm fascinated by existence and consciousness and philosophy. It is both Heaven and Hell. And I wouldn't have it any other way. An Anonymous Outsider

#LoveMe Challenge Day 16: Something You Like About Yourself (May Be NSFW)


While I have struggled with liking myself in a general sense a lot over the years, I have also grown a lot in that are and learned to like many things about myself (I don't necessarily see ever liking everything about myself, given that I will never be a perfect human being). Many of the … Continue reading #LoveMe Challenge Day 16: Something You Like About Yourself (May Be NSFW)

Momentary Confidence: On The Relationship between Confidence and Capability


An article, a conversation, and a report card created a confluence of thought that is resulting in this post. I may wander a bit, because there is a lot on my mind, and it's a philosophical sort of day. There also may or may not be a Doctor Who quote at some point, because there … Continue reading Momentary Confidence: On The Relationship between Confidence and Capability