Please keep in mind that this post is more than 3 years old. Opinions change. Tastes change. Everything changes. I may still agree with or like this, or I may not. But everything is kept up here for archival purposes.
Struck Match / November 1, 2013
I wrote this in a long post a couple years ago, but I really like it still, so it bears repeating:
Looking back, every person I consider important — every relationship, male or female, that means something to me — initially flared up in my life like a struck match.