Perette Barella

Get a Fucking Life
So who is Perette? If I told you, why would you believe me? I might be yet another person building a trumped-up reputation on the 'net. Furthermore, if I tell you who I think I am as I write this, I might get stuck trying to prove it instead of finding delightfully new adventures tomorrow. So instead, read some of my writings and decide for yourself.

If you're really bent on knowing about me and my past, see my life in bullet points and pictures or read my journal.

Perette bicycling Perette posing in the Iron-T Perette and Dave at a corporate dinner Perette resting in an Appalachian Trail shelter

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  • Advice for Suitors (2550 words) Perette’s thoughts on the mismatch of those looking for fantasy versus real-life relationships, and suggestions for those making the transition to real-life.
  • Periisms (457 words) What experience took far too long to teach me.
  • On Trans & Queer Issues (2111 words) Collected thoughts on Queer & Trans political and social direction.
  • The Importance of Compromise (1306 words) Political and media polarization are breaking us into factions, preventing compromise and negotiation. But compromise is a cornerstone of the United States--can the government function without it?
  • More Social & Political...