My Villain Origin Story

"Nobody thinks what it's like to be the other guy." There are few movies I related to more on a gut level than 2019's "Joker". Like Arthur Fleck, life's kicked me in the balls more times than I…

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The Emotional Storm That Is Grief

TW: PET LOSS. Man, when it rains, it pours, I guess. Two blogs in two days? It's a lot of words pouring out of me lately, but I notice that happens when an emotional storm is brewing. Yesterday,…

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Why We’re Trying A No Gifts Christmas

The holidays are easy when you've got money flyin' out of your ass, am I right? But when you have layoffs, illness, the quitting of toxic workplaces, pandemic, inflation, and the simple fact that money doesn't go as…

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You Made Motaro Angry

Howdy do, welcome back to my blog, coming to you live from my brain! So, let me start today's episode with with a fun fact about yours truly. Which is? I'm a GIANT video game nerd, with a…

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Honeymoon Funds Are Tacky

Greetings and salutations!! It's your old pal Meredith Silverman here with yet another unpopular opinion that I'd LOVE to share with the public at large: HONEYMOON FUNDS ARE TACKY. There. I said it. Actually, I feel like ANY…

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Nobody is That Goddamn Busy

Unless you're this cat. Then, you are excused. Greetings and Salutations, fellow humans! I know-I know, it's been awhile, but this dumpster fire of a world does not creativity make. HOWEVER, I'm annoyed, and we ALL know that…

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Having The Emotional Flu

In this essay, I will relate the aftermath of a particularly severe autistic meltdown, how it affected my emotional and mental health, and then how my body physically reflected my mental and emotional state. To wit, my body…

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Let’s Talk About Pronouns

Using correct, preferred pronouns can be like learning a new language. If you pick it up when you're young, it's easy and natural. But if you've learned the wrong rules for decades, it can be a lot of…

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