Category Opinions

Let’s Talk: Income Inequality

The deep dark topic: INCOME INEQUALITY UPDATE: (02/12/2015) Writing a blog post about income inequality has led me a very thick and dark path that has me slightly constantly editing my work. Patience does not equal virtue. Share the poll! Would love to get more feedback. Before I write about this, because honestly this will […]

Brown isn’t more or less. It just is.

He dragged himself up the streetcar steps. With a droopy head he drops his transit ticket. Looks for a seat and stares at me. With anger and sadness, he screamed. Less than 15 years old, this little boy clearly indicates he hates being Filipino. I knew why he screamed. I knew why he screamed directly […]

Office Water Cooler: Voicing your opinion and accepting others [Response to 180 Degrees]

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “180 Degrees.” I’ve done a total 180 in social situations where I get painfully irritated. During most social situations, I try to carry a conversation because it is the polite thing to do. I never really knew why I had to keep a conversation because frankly I […]

Holding a Cup of Coffee

Today, I lounged. I held a cup of coffee, which later became a large cup of water, a can of cider, another glass of water and a large mug of coffee. I have been home all day doing nothing productive. Does obsessing about dental health counts as being productive? A lot of people have a […]

This January 1st 2015 blog post

Its 2015! Happy New Year!  Did you make a New Year’s resolution? I know I did. Did you post it on social media? There are people saying there are too many new year’s resolution on Facebook/Twitter and it’s getting tiring. But why? I’d rather see New Year’s resolutions than see half the world give up […]

That Job You Wanted.

I will be ringing in the New Year with a new job. A job with a desk and 9 – 5 hours. This is a new world to me. Although it is a one year contract, the possibility of gaining a stable income is incredibly uplifting. As a theatre technician, artist and as a social […]

The List… for me.

-Ism of the day:
Optimism is an outlook on life such that one maintains a view of the world as a positive place. People would say that optimism is seeing the glass “half full” of water as opposed to half empty. It is the philosophical opposite of pessimism. Optimists generally believe that people and events are inherently good, so that most situations work out in the end for the best.