Category Archives: autobiography

“Why I am Not a Christian” by Richard F. Yates

I grew up in a 50-50 household: Mom was religious, Dad did not seem to be (and, later, Step-Dad didn’t seem to be, or at the very least preferred football to sermons.) Mom made me go to church from the … Continue reading

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“The Ill” by Richard F. Yates

Suffering from an extreme case of “Mallard Nose.” —Richard F. Yates

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“Obligatory January 1st Post – 7 Things I’m Happy About” by Richard F. Yates

There are a few things that are certain in this world, none particularly pleasant, so when good things happen to cross your path, it’s best to go with them for as long as you can. Good thing #1: Still alive. … Continue reading

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“I Lost the Plot a Few Miles Back” by Richard F. Yates

Autobiography is a tricky thing, especially when you’re a scatterbrained weirdo with no point to share! If this sounds interesting, or if you wonder, sometimes WHY DOES THIS GUY KEEP DOING THESE THINGS???, then try reading this new blog, where … Continue reading

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“Thankfulness” by Scott Sparks

Being foolish is an inherent inability. Some of my worst mistakes were fostered within good intentions. On the same token, I’ve haphazardly made room for greatness amidst the course of looking over my shoulder while involving myself in deeds better … Continue reading

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“A New (Paper) Beginning – The Minifesto” by Richard F. Yates

So… I’ve just finished my most recent journal (called MUCK), and I’m about to start a new journal (called THE NEW NONSENSE), and I thought this would be a good time for a little self evaluation / autobiography! Hi! My … Continue reading

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