Come See The Latest Freak In The Circus of Life! I started out researching this one thinking I was going to title it something like “I have Tourette’s, but not the fun one!”. Then the more I read about the disease, the more I realized how tiring and frustrating it is and there is nothing … Continue reading I Have Tourette’s
Author: Cole Olesen
Notre Dame- It’s Not Their Fault
The bells, the bells, the billions of Notre Dame... Notre Dame Cathedral, an historical landmark and symbol of the catholic church in Paris. Construction of this monument began in 1160 and has been restored, renovated and updated over and over again in the past 800+ years. One of the most iconic and identifiable buildings in … Continue reading Notre Dame- It’s Not Their Fault
Wanna Be A Rockstar?
Have you ever tried to start a band? Like really? It’s crazy hard! First, you have to find someone who plays an instrument. Then you have to see if you can even get along with that person. Then you have to have similar musical tastes. Then you have to figure out how to put it … Continue reading Wanna Be A Rockstar?
I Do My Best Thinking In The Bathroom
Where Do You Keep Your Thinking Cap? What is it about this particular confined space in every home, gas station, restaurant or any other public locale I choose to do my business in that starts the creative juices flowing in the grey matter more than anywhere else? Aside from those nights where I am laying … Continue reading I Do My Best Thinking In The Bathroom
Social Anxiety- You Do You
Taking a look at the anxiety of a child from the perspective of hindsight. Social anxiety is a huge thing right now. I don't know if its an increasing phenomenon or that it's just being documented more, but there seems to be a lot of people, specifically in younger generations that seem to suffer more … Continue reading Social Anxiety- You Do You
Future Anthropology: What Were We Thinking?
What do you think your distant descendants will think of you? I know, it's literally impossible to project so far into the future. We have no idea what the next big evolution in society will look like. What technology, theology, human interactions and the strain of limited global resources will do to shape and steer … Continue reading Future Anthropology: What Were We Thinking?
Unhappily Ever After- Getting Married For The Wrong Reasons
Nobody is supposed to get married expecting the marriage to fail, right? Or am I not alone? "The Practice Wedding" I thought to myself as I watched my bride-to-be walking towards me on a beautiful July day. The grass was green, the trees gently swayed as a warm breeze lightly pushed through them, the sun … Continue reading Unhappily Ever After- Getting Married For The Wrong Reasons
Depression: Not For No Reason
Let me start this out by saying I suffer from depression. Not "flavor of the week" depression, but severe mental depression. I have been hospitalized for it and I have seen people come and go through those programs who, in contrast do not seem remotely depressed at all, just sad. That's not to belittle or … Continue reading Depression: Not For No Reason