The Idiot Tax

Across America every day, thousands of people play the power ball lottery twice a week. Much more than just delinquent dilettantes who make choices willy-nilly. Nay, these folks carefully choose their lucky numbers after scouring from records of previous winners, emerging ever optimistic with six superbly special numbers. Perhaps the dawn greets their eager eyes... Continue Reading →

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The Proposal

  This business proposal is prepared for the Department of Homeland Security by Harvey Love of Harvey Love and Co. The United States is in desperate need of superior border protection, especially considering certain events the DHS is certainly aware of. Discretion, blind tenacity, and mad karate skills are all qualities Harvey Love and Co.... Continue Reading →

Mediocre Days

The most interesting part of depression to me, are the days that are… alright? It’s the mediocre days that are the best. Everyone is familiar with the symptoms of a downward spiral: The feeling of drowning in air, and pushing loved ones away. People talk about these things in hushed voices with worried eyes, but... Continue Reading →

Jack of the Lantern

Halloween is a holiday well steeped in tradition. There’s the obligatory trick or treating, mandatory costuming, and my very favorite- pumpkin carving! I thought this was just a fun way to release some tension, but I found out there are far more sinister origins. The tale of Jack O’Lantern hales from Ireland a long, long... Continue Reading →

The Salem Witch Trials

The time is fast approaching when everything turns to Halloween town, and I can’t wait! The costumes are fun, candy is awesome, and the decorations turn everything into a spooky wonderland. Naturally, there are people frightened by the ghost tales or the decor, but real life can be far more terrifying. What I find most... Continue Reading →

A Flight of Fancy

As a region with exceptional biodiversity existing in a must see Mediterranean climate, Mount Olympus has been the birthplace of a plethora of lore and legends. It’s fifty-two peeks and many deep gorges are well known to make up the highest mountain in all of Greece. The incredible flora and fauna are fawned over as... Continue Reading →

Heated Chakra Alignment Cleanse

I’ve been feeling like my chakras are out of wack lately, so what better time to share with ya’ll my cleansing-hot-realignment recipe. Many cultures have a tradition of utilizing heat such as sweat lodges or hot baths to have spiritual experience or build community. My long and storied culture is absolutely no different. This is... Continue Reading →

True Freedom and Pasta

My one overarching goal in life is to have enough money to buy an Olympic size swimming pool full of spaghetti and meatballs. Until I’m able to afford this, I have but one secondary overarching goal: to become the epitome of a minimalist-nomad-hippie. I obviously haven’t achieved this yet, but I’ve been working on and... Continue Reading →

Konjac Facial Sponge

From a young age, I suffered from skin problems but had little direction as to what would fix my acne. As I grew older, I started to exfoliate and use different face masks, which helped balance my issues to a point. However, the problem I started having with exfoliants was twofold; many tube exfoliants have... Continue Reading →

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