1. Changing the Struggle – How we can learn from Caitlyn Jenner and each other


    June 2, 2015 by theamazingmj

    Do not prey upon the anxiety of the weak and do not use the audacity of those who are strong and who choose to stand up for themselves and others to discount the young, the vulnerable, or the different.

  2. To Do. . . Tomorrow

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    April 13, 2015 by theamazingmj

    If (when) you ruin your top, replace it with your unfortunately embarrassing t-shirt and hope you can hide behind your desk for most of the day.

  3. Childhood Poetry – Part 2

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    January 5, 2015 by theamazingmj

    Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you, the long awaited continuation of a closely followed saga. Perhaps the most important saga in the history of mankind: the saga of my childhood. If you missed Childhood Poetry – Part 1 click here to read it.

  4. My 100 Book Challenge: New Year’s Resolution


    January 4, 2015 by theamazingmj

    A new year, and a new resolution. Although I don’t normally participate in creating laundry lists of resolutions, I did …
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  5. Childhood Poetry – Part 1

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    December 28, 2014 by theamazingmj

    Once, when I was child, my dad announced that he was going to Wal-Mart. Being the idea-maker that I was, …
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  6. Books and Coffee Salutes – College Life


    November 20, 2014 by theamazingmj

    I live in a tiny college town in Eastern New Mexico. Not only that, but I am an English major …
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  7. To My Niece, With Love


    November 17, 2014 by theamazingmj

    On Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 10:59 pm, Alia Jene Hall was born and I became an Aunt. She has …
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  8. Quotable

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    November 11, 2014 by theamazingmj

    “When I grow up, I want to be quotable”**

    We all want to be quotable, right? We want someone to remember the things we said, the actions we took, and the wisdom we gave to the world that may make it a better place.

  9. Rain, Rain, Go Away!


    September 24, 2014 by theamazingmj

    Come again on another day that I don’t actually have things to do.

    Rain is not my thing, and today, I’m drowning in it.

  10. The Lava Lamp


    July 24, 2014 by theamazingmj

    I remember a period in my childhood when my largest life goal was to be able to purchase a lava …
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