negative vibes

I was taken to the Texas Renaissance Festival near Houston a few weeks ago, and, in spite of my skeptical attitude towards this kind of thing (mostly the fear that this particular brand of nerdery would be just a bit too much for me to handle), I had a blast.  The jovial, friendly atmosphere of the festival makes it an enjoyable experience for everyone (Mead!  Axe-throwing!  Meats on sticks!) and...

home, sweet home

My concept of ‘home’ has evolved over time. I suppose moving out of state several times in life will do that: I’ve spent the past couple of years feeling a bit out of place, at times disoriented, and overall unsure of where I truly feel ‘home’ is for me. Where is ‘home’?  Is it where you were born?  Where you’ve spent the most time?  Where you feel most comfortable?  Although...