I dare you to be kinder than you’ve ever been

I dare you to be kinder than you’ve ever been

 I have a reputation, somewhat deserved, for being a kind person. The truth is that, while I do try to be kind, I have never really lived up to my own expectations of how kind I want to be. When I was a kid, there were times I felt like my kindness was a weakness. I...
Star Wars Culture

Star Wars Culture

I celebrate geekiness, and that means Star Wars. I almost feel like it’s a requirement to be a Star Wars fan if you want to call yourself a geek. Everything else is optional. I said almost. Anyway, I’m old enough that I’ve seen all the movies in the...
The silent hum

The silent hum

Have I shared this before? I don’t know. Though I’m profoundly deaf, the world is anything but silent to me. It used to be, once upon a time, but those days are long gone. Anything I see that I know makes a sound, my mind creates that sound for me. Whether...

Week 9: Reset

All aglow… A photo posted by J Parrish Lewis (@jparrishlewis) on Sep 7, 2015 at 8:11pm PDT Decided yesterday I wasn’t going to worry at all about anything on Sundays. Sundays are now my default vent days as far as my food choices go. This was convenient...