What does freedom taste like?

Does it taste like a cheeseburger?  Meat, cheese, bun and grease, a milkshake, fries at a truck stop in Kansas en route across the heartland? Is it crunchy like a handful of nuts? Is it light and graceful like a ballerina dancer,  swift yet impactless? Or like cold, carbonated liquid? Is it the sensory shock… Read More What does freedom taste like?

An Ode to my first love (deadliest drug in Western Civilization)

Beer beer beer acceptable drug, merriment, tradition, special occasion drug, accepted drug,  encouraged drug, masculinity drug, intimacy drug, mating drug debauchery drug, silly goofy, child-like joy drug hangover shame drug, writhing in bed, rocks in my head dried vomit sheets drug peak and trough drug, courage and confusion, blissful oblivion, shrinking bubble of perception, rounding… Read More An Ode to my first love (deadliest drug in Western Civilization)