A Halloween Timeline So True It’s Spoopy

October is my favorite month - not because it's my birthday, or because I have multiple kids with birthdays this month (we can guess what Derek likes to do to break mid-winter boredom), but because it's HOLLA-HALLOWEEN. Fuck everything else, it's time to get spoo-kay! At least, it should be. That's how it USED to be [...]

By | 2018-10-15T23:50:12+00:00 October 15th, 2018|The Burn Pile|0 Comments

#WTFStorytime: 12 Angry Men and The Surprise Boner That Changed My Life

I've been asked a few times in author Q&As if there was anything I had on like a sexual bucket list that I've always wanted to try but have never done. I always answer "Nope" because I've done pretty much everything I've wanted - and at one time that was a long list. Yup. I'm [...]

By | 2018-08-10T01:39:05+00:00 August 10th, 2018|The Burn Pile|0 Comments

My Dream Job Isn’t Good Enough Anymore

I’ve had a pretty varied work background. I’ve done a lot of things, partly because I like variety and learning new stuff but also because it took me a while to figure out what it was I wanted to do with my life. In some cases, it was just a matter of taking whatever job [...]

By | 2018-06-08T06:49:19+00:00 June 8th, 2018|The Burn Pile|3 Comments

The IKEA Effect – When Effort Leads to Love

There’s a certain amount of pride that comes with building something with your own two hands. I don’t think it’s necessarily that we strive for pride on completion – that’s not the driving force behind creating things. Still, it seems ingrained in us to create, build, and manifest the things we want through our own [...]

By | 2018-05-24T16:52:09+00:00 May 24th, 2018|The Burn Pile|1 Comment

20 Unspoken Rules of Sex (2018 Edition)

You'd think sex would be easy. That sex doesn't need to have unspoken rules, or even rules clearly printed like an instruction manual. After all, a few episodes of wilderness documentaries and it's clear that sex isn't really that complex between animals. Humans are the problem. We always have to complicate shit. Thus, the need [...]

By | 2018-02-06T19:33:20+00:00 February 6th, 2018|The Burn Pile|3 Comments