The Reddest Beard – Podcast

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Changes!)

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Changes!)

Episode 3: Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you changed just one or two thing about it? Would it set you off on an entirely different course? What keeps us from changing things about ourselves or our lives? Why does it seem like there are some...
Why I Tell My Stories

Why I Tell My Stories

Welcome to the very first public episode of the Reddest Beard Podcast. Why would sharing your story, my story, and random people’s life stories matter? Listen in. Maybe it will resonate with you. Check out the episode on...
The Jumper

The Jumper

I often sit and watch people go about their lives from the comfort of a park bench in DaShiZi, the large square near one of the central intersections of this strange city I’ve found myself in. I go at night, when there are fewer people around, which means that only...
The Lost Friend

The Lost Friend

My friend died this week.  Well, I guess that’s a bit of a loaded statement. Making it implies so much that was but isn’t anymore. A man died, at his own hand, this week. He was at one time a friend. But that friendship died a long time ago, and finally now, the...
Her

Her

“Let’s make a list of all the places we would like to go, and then we can compare them, and see what overlaps. That way we can plan to see what we can do and where we will go together. I’ve had this idea of the two of us, moving around the world together, doing...
Silent Battles

Silent Battles

My therapist sat waiting for an answer. He would have to wait a moment;  he had asked a hell of a question.  I still struggle to find the words. I can’t explain it exactly. The sensation is, as best as I can phrase it, a bit like hearing an alarm sounding,...
The Liar

The Liar

I laid in her bed staring at the ceiling.  I was fighting off the doubts and uncertainties of my own character, knowing full well that she was with another man before she answered my calls that night. She gave me some line about being busy with her friends, and I...