Category Archives: Greek Mythology

My Year Was a Breeze When Compared to the Labours of Hercules

In about two and a half weeks, I will hit the one-year anniversary of my “official” self-realization/pseudo-coming out. Okay, I literally just wrote that sentence, and even I am not one-hundred percent sure what it means.  But whatever, it’s going … Continue reading

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My Odyssey

Odysseus, Greek hero and King of Ithaca, achieved great fame for his exploits during the Trojan War – a war in which he never wanted to participate.[1] This champion made his fame by – among other feats –  orchestrating the … Continue reading

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Daedalus or Icarus?

Daedalus lived in exile (he killed his nephew) on the island of Crete.  A brilliant Athenian architect, he designed the labyrinth, which kept the Minotaur at bay.  He helped Theseus navigate the labyrinth and defeat the Minotaur, perhaps hoping that, … Continue reading

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“Put your own shoulder to the wheel”

So I came out to my parents (for the second time – woot). That was interesting. One of Aesop’s (many) fables goes something like this: a merchant drives his cart into a pothole and the wheels get stuck in a … Continue reading

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