In the Shock of All Shocks, the New Pokémon Game Looks… New

Pokémon Arceus, a breath of fresh air. https://youtu.be/YUW1ZWAq09M It can be hard to see, when you’re in the Pokémon community, that the main line games are sadly similar. Part of the reason for this, I think, is that the Pokémon series gets such colorful and unexpected spin-offs. Everyone remembers Pokémon Go, of course, but do you … Continue reading In the Shock of All Shocks, the New Pokémon Game Looks… New

A Type I Diabetic’s Thoughts on the Nick Jonas/Dexcom Superbowl Ad

Also, why does everyone put Nick Jonas’ name first? I had the biggest crush on Nick Jonas as a teenager. All it took, honestly, is being about the same age, and both Type I Diabetic. I am that desperate for other Type I Diabetic contact. My experience with the diabetic community is almost exclusively positive, … Continue reading A Type I Diabetic’s Thoughts on the Nick Jonas/Dexcom Superbowl Ad

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The Many Conflicting Feelings of Watching Today’s Impeachment Trial

Anyone want to talk about it?  Photo by Daryan Shamkhali on Unsplash I’m an American millennial, raised on stories of people huddling around tv sets to watch the first space flights. All my life, I’ve been told by those people that we should be proud to be American, grateful to be born here.  I think … Continue reading The Many Conflicting Feelings of Watching Today’s Impeachment Trial

Celebrating Independence Day Felt like a Betrayal

To my fellow Americans — How about not? Photo by Dawid Zawiła on Unsplash So terribly, terribly much has happened thus far in 2020. Especially if you live in America. Remember when we were all optimistic for the start of a new decade? I don’t either. Watching America deteriorate is essentially my only pastime now. Not particularly by choice, but … Continue reading Celebrating Independence Day Felt like a Betrayal

Making the Hard Choice to Block My Family on Medium

Should you hide thoughts from the people you love? Photo by Ilario Piatti on Unsplash It’s been a long time since I’ve written. 2019 was my year of writing. I made a debut on Medium on New Year’s, with an article about self-fulfillment and productivity that was written out of increasing isolation. I found myself sharing that article … Continue reading Making the Hard Choice to Block My Family on Medium