So this year I decided to make some extra money by becoming a Bell Ringer for the Salvation Army. There are a lot of people that volunteer to do it, but you can also get paid minimum wage for doing it as well. It varies depending on the region you work in, but in my… Read More My Experience As A Salvation Army Bell Ringer
Check out my poorly done skull makeup. Not too bad considering I just used those face crayon things. 🙂 Next year I’m going to get some real face paint. If you liked this post you might also enjoy 5 Free Halloween Photoshop Brushes or The True Story of the Greenbrier Ghost.
There was a solar eclipse and my area wasn’t in the path of totality (which spanned across 14 states – Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia), but we got about 93% totality. This was the first solar eclipse to appear anywhere over the lower… Read More Solar Eclipse In Princeton, West Virginia, August 2017
Mind/Me: I’ve slept for 12 hours I should probably get up…and shower. Brain: Nah, I don’t wanna. I’m not going to give you the energy to get up. Oh, oh, you think you’re going to go anyway? That’s cool. When we get in there we’ll just zone out and you’ll not do half of your… Read More Bipolar Disorder Type II (Or My Scumbag Brain)
No one has ever accused me of being good at naming my art. So I’m just calling this “Surreal Lake”. My friend Adrian and I went to Glenwood Park (in Princeton, WV) a while back. He has a really good eye for photography and noticed the water behind this patch of grass had the reflection… Read More Surreal Lake
This is not really a how-to article. This is the story of my worst medical experience ever. Fortunately, nothing truly horrific happened. But that’s mostly because once I got out of there I swore to never go back. How To Tell If Your Doctor Is An Idiot Let’s go back to the beginning. Gallstones. I… Read More How To Tell If Your Doctor Is An Idiot
I’ve struggled with my weight most of my life. I also struggled with bipolar disorder, which I wrote about here. Most people have heard about Topamax (or topiramate) for seizures or weight loss. Well, it’s also used as a mood stabilizer for bipolar disorder and that’s how I ended up on it. Topamax For Weight… Read More My Experience With Topamax And Why It Sucks For Weight Loss