A Letter from the Defenders

A Letter from the Defenders

To the Adult Self, We are coming to you as a committee of defenders with a plea to turn this ship around while there is any hope of a reasonable life.  You are a naïve adult self.  Maybe you have done too much reading from people who are more skilled at life than...
In Defense of Anger

In Defense of Anger

We live in an anger-hating world.  This is not surprising.  Anger has been labeled as dangerous.  It has been labeled as dangerous by angry people.  They know deep down inside that their anger drives them to do bad things, to treat people in bad ways.  They know they...
The Other Side of the Rules

The Other Side of the Rules

When I was growing up, the rules didn’t make any sense.  I didn’t know this was part of the plan.  I thought there was something wrong with me.  I thought I just hadn’t figured them out yet.  I thought the adults knew the rules and I was too young, too stupid or too...
Dear Controller

Dear Controller

We go way back.  Don’t get me wrong, I go way back with the other parts too, but you are the one I remember the most.  You are the one I always heard, always followed, always believed.  Honestly, you are the one I thought was me.  You sound exactly like me, or at...