Somethings Got to Give

By Katie Morris of Warrior Girl Yoga It was around Thanksgiving in November of 2014 that my “breaking point” crept up on me silently and swiftly. Basically, something just wasn’t right. I was feeling ill and spreading myself too thin. My job as the co-owner of a water propelled Jetpack company, Jetpack America, had lost …

Phoenix – Guest Post: Sanaa Rizvi

Today we have a beautiful guest post from Poet Sanaa Rizvi aka Sunny.  She’s the writer of the uplifting blog A Dash of Sunny.  I’m sure that you will be running to meet her over there after hearing what she has to say here.  Enjoy:   Phoenix By Sanaa Rizvi   In Greek mythology, a …

A Trip to the Doctor

A Memoir by Al Poole, Part 1   The middle aged man took another look at his passenger and resolved to put what he knew were unreasonable thoughts out of his head. His job as a youth counselor at the local detention center was a blessing for a black man in Norfolk, Virginia in the …

Ghost Stories, Guest Post: Slpmartin

Today’s guest post is from one of my favorite poets, Charles W Martin aka Slpmartin of the blog Read Between the Minds.  It doesn’t hurt that his politics fall right in line with mine, but no one can argue that his logic, his flow, and his attitude are infectious.  I’ve asked him to write some prose for the Dungeon, …

Our Sameness

I’m a Moggie– or, at least, that’s what the world would call me if I was a cat. You might be more familiar or comfortable with other terms.  A domestic.  A half-breed.  A mutt.  A masala.  A mestizo.  Mixed race. Multi-ethnic.  Multi-cultural.  Of hyphenated blood. In many ways, nothing defines me more than this inability …

Denied Privilege, Guest Post: Oliana Kim

Today I bring you Oliana Kim from Traces of the Soul.  I find her blog to be one of the most honest and insightful that I’ve read.  You usually feel like you did something right by reading her words, as they are inspired and imbued with wisdom.

The Truth I Live By, Guest Post: Uncle Bill

When you have someone close to you die as a kid, the memory of that person tends to stay larger than life.  My Uncle Bill was cool for a grown up.  He encouraged my subpar piano skills, and turned me on to cool music and literature.  He made me a tape called classical music for …

Home Grown, Guest Post: Jagati Olson

Today’s guest post is from a good friend of mine, Jagati Olson.  She’s from my hometown of Seattle (Go Hawks!).  I’ve known her since I was a kid, but it wasn’t until India, years later that we realized we were traveling the same path.  She is a woman of the people, known for her life-long, dedicated …

Learning about Love through Death, Guest Post: Mandy

Today’s Guest Post is from Mandy of the awesome blog Healing Beyond Survival.  Please check out her site as you cannot help but be moved, inspired and educated there.

What the Swastika Means to Me, Guest Post: Jamie Vilasini Otelsberg

Today’s Guest Post is from a good friend of mine Jamie Vilasini Otelsberg, of the blog Piece of Mind.  Vilasini and I have gone through a lot together – traveled the world in service together- and her opinion is one that I respect and am grateful for, so I am very happy to be sharing …