Tacos and the Charles, A Love Story

It's really no secret that I love Taco Bell more than I love most things. Nothing has cured my hangry, heartbroken soul quicker and better than the fake cheese and faker meat of Americanized Mexican Food. You can imagine my distress when I moved across the country, and soon found myself without many opportunities to … Continue reading Tacos and the Charles, A Love Story

On being brave enough to jump, even if it means you might get hurt

An illustration of the difference between bravery and bravado When I was seventeen, I stood on the edge of a thirty-foot platform, took one deep breath, and jumped. Right before I willingly plummeted towards my imminent death, I remember thinking several things. Things like: I can do this. I am fearless. I am invincible. Before reality … Continue reading On being brave enough to jump, even if it means you might get hurt

On finding what you want & making it happen

"When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it." -Paulo Coelho Have you ever read The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho? If you haven't, you should. Like, right now. Very few books have influenced my life as greatly, as profoundly, as this one has. This book is all about pushing you … Continue reading On finding what you want & making it happen

tbt: “closet door opens…”

Originally posted on April 28, 2014: Hi everyone, I’m making this blog post for a very different reason than I ever have before. I’m writing to let the people I know and love in on a fact about me that not many people know: I’m gay. There’s really no point in beating around the bush, it … Continue reading tbt: “closet door opens…”