52 Essays 6: Working Poor Chronicles 1: Adventures in Plasma Donation         

It’s funny that I am titling this essay Working Poor Chronicles #1, because I have decades-worth of these stories. But this is the first essay on this topic in this essay project, so there you have it. I usually keep these stories to myself, or share them with close friends who get it, or occasionally…Read more 52 Essays 6: Working Poor Chronicles 1: Adventures in Plasma Donation         

52 Essays #3: Self-Discipline

There are a lot of virtues that I possess: compassion, kindness, integrity, honesty, responsibility, authenticity, self-reflection. There is one I have always struggled with: self-discipline. I remember back to the days when I was an adolescent and my family attended a fundamentalist Baptist Church. Mom had become a Born-Again Christian through the Pentecostal movement in…Read more 52 Essays #3: Self-Discipline