My purpose for writing on Medium is to talk about my life in a series of 35, or so, posts. I have these 35 ideas drawn from my life that might prove interesting to several different people who may have had similar life experiences and who might find comfort in identifying with me, or find a sense of companionship with a fellow troubled soul. I also thought these stories might inspire people toward releasing themselves from the coffins in which they have buried themselves, out of fear or out of self-rejection.

In this process I have written one post (The Outhouse) detailing a small…