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Welcome To My Blog!

I know it can be confusing to new readers trying to figure out my blogs. I have had some confused inquiries as to who Jason Cushman, OM, Opinionated Man, and J.C.C. are. Now that I run two blogs it can be even more puzzling to people that have just started to visit. My name is Jason… Read More »

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Looking for promotion? Etsy or website?

I am opening up my offer to promote people. I will include etsy shops and anyone looking for some help to promote their websites. If you are interested email me at aopinionatedman@gmail.com I know many of you have online stores that might simply need a hand in getting advertised. I have no niche here and… Read More »

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Trial Period Ending In April On Book Promotions!

I will end the “trial period” for Book Promotions the end of April. The new pricing is listed as a note at the end of the Book Promotion Terms Page HERE! Currently I am charging $50 for the first 3 month contract. After April the price will be $100 for the first 3 months. Please email me… Read More »

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Book Promotion Terms

I have posted the terms for the author promotions in the following link. Please check it out! The terms are hosted on my main top menu as well. www.aopinionatedman.com/book-promo-terms/  


Inspiration rises with the sun. As dreams seem to finally be done. Scary things, who dreams these things? The dark has never been darker it seems. But there is always a right with the left. A truth I desperately hold to self. And there it is, my shining light. A light to break the darkest… Read More »

Making another Grave

I am just now returning from burying my last grandparent. My last one ever. For those of us that are adopted we tend to take our future bonds seriously and we hold onto them religiously. For some of us our adopted blood becomes our blood, or at least we allow ourselves to feel that way.… Read More »


I know people that read my blog have been waiting for me to say something profound on death and life. Honestly I have nothing inspiring to say today. All I am left with is a deep appreciation for family, love, and the blessing of knowing what love and family mean to me. They mean everything… Read More »


I can’t believe this Shoney’s is closed! Nooooooo!!!!

Daily Denver


Flying back to my childhood home, Jackson, Mississippi. Going “home” to bury my grandmother… my last grandparent that was living. I’ve had better weeks. Jason

Closing Light

I could close my light to the light around it. Folding inside till there is no more inside. I turn away from everything until I turn away from it all. Closing light to accept a light is gone. I know acceptance now. And yet I miss the light. I miss it still. -OM

Half a Piece

There is half a piece of bread by my bed. A half eaten decision made at about 11:45 last night. It reminds me of a thought, half a thought because I can’t remember the rest. It seems a shame that somewhere hanging still is half a sentence. Breaking in half a paragraph that may have… Read More »

Writing Myself

I could lay my life on the line. On a line followed by another line and another. Opening the pages of my heart with delicate finger that gently picks back the layers of my past. Some pages stuck together by tender emotion forming permanent rest. I pry them open with despair and allow release of… Read More »

I’ll Admit It

Watching my site rank drop is hard to bear. Really hard to bear. I know many people will tell you that they don’t pay attention to stats. That they could care less about gaining subscribers and views on their site. Well I care. I care enough to have poured countless hours into this website over… Read More »