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Hiroshima, City of Peace.

Posted by saysgranite on June 13, 2016 in Blog | 1 Comment

“Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere.” -Elie Wiesel Hiroshima is a city of unrelenting beauty. In the harrowing shadows of Genbaku Domu, human bonds are forged upon impact, creating a sense of wonderment and peace among those in its presence. To the naked eye, it’s one of the few traces of Hiroshima’s horrific past. It’s located right […]

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Just another cliche love story.

Posted by saysgranite on May 19, 2016 in Blog | 3 Comments

I met the love of my life under the most cliche of circumstances: When I was least expecting it, during which time I had no business looking. My personal life was an absolute mess, tangled even further by a professional breakup that was so complicated and painful I didn’t know if I’d ever fully recover. To […]

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My clean little secret

Posted by saysgranite on April 11, 2016 in Blog | 1 Comment

Simply put: About a month ago, while vacationing in the Japanese countryside not far from Nagano, I fell extremely ill. Literally. For the first time in my life, I fainted, and managed to hit my head nice and hard on the way down. When I woke up, a new reality began revealing itself; the most shocking of discoveries […]

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Lost in Transcription

Posted by saysgranite on January 28, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Holy loads of pressure. I have avoided writing about Cowboy Star- save for a blurb here and there- for nearly 10 years now. So naturally, that’s what I chose to write about for my last column via DiscoverSD. Because I hate myself, apparently. Faced with the longest transcription in the history of my career (appropriate for an […]

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About

Posted by saysgranite on January 7, 2016 in Blog | 1 Comment

  One of my favorite movies to date is The ‘Burbs, starring Tom Hanks, whose short-shorts and shapely legs left a permanent impression on my soul. But really, The ‘Burbs– though under the guise of a ridiculous comedic misadventure that leads its cast to nowhere- has plenty of legit points scattered throughout its plot. I know, because […]

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