Category: Opinion

Opinion pieces by our columnists, writers and readers.

International Bootblacks: boy Patrick ICBB 2016

Let’s take a moment to introduce you to all three of this year’s current International Bootblacks. There are three in all, International Mr. Bootblack (IMBB), International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB), and International Community Bootblack (ICBB). In this three part series the bootblacks were each asked a series of questions as well as some questions asked of…

International Bootblacks: Pup Pawlish IMBB 2017

Let’s take a moment to introduce you to all three of this year’s current International Bootblacks. There are three in all, International Mr. Bootblack (IMBB), International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB), and International Community Bootblack (ICBB). In this three part series the bootblacks were each asked a series of questions as well as some questions asked of…

Support SINergy now!

Over the last 6 weeks or so, I have languished over whether or not to write, and then post this. After much consideration, I decided to share this. If I did not, and the latter part of the title holds true, I would likely regret not doing everything in my power to save something I…

Editor’s Note: The tide is high

When this publishes, it will be four and a half months since my husband Jeff died of a heart attack. It will also be my first birthday in a decade that he wasn’t a part of. I’m not saying that to garner sympathy. It’s more of a statement of fact. I’m still adjusting to things.…

Riot Sir – What is sexual freedom?

What is sexual freedom? Those of us on the harder end of the sexual spectrum tend to feel that sexual freedom is the right for us to engage in that which satisfies the itch. The cravings that drive us insane being forced to live in a vanilla world. The vanilla world, more so the morality…