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 Fourteen years ago, I started a blog at this address. I was a young man—just twenty-one years old. It was my third year of college. I was a Painting major with a growing sense that I had beliefs, opinions, and observations that would benefit the world if they were shared. The internet was quickly maturing into a culture of engagement, connection, and curiosity, and blogs were the platform of choice for the renegade self-publisher, sure of their own expertise. I saw in that world an opportunity in which my stock as a person, as an identity, would rise with every post, every beautiful photo, every painting. The world of adult transactions awaited me, and my website would be the account to which I made my deposits. Read more...