chapter two - small fox, big city
In his second year on the Coast, Rugged struggles to keep his head above water. Making the executive decision to take his love life offline, the Fox directs his focus to his crush on the mail man while joining a gay softball team and taking a job at Starbucks. Surrounding himself with gay men, Rugged is confounded after months go by and the only people he goes to bed with are beautiful women. A forced introspection reveals that Rugged needs to begin searching for the man inside him before he can start looking elsewhere.
Rugged shares what he has learned so far during his time on the Coast.
The drag competition is over and Rugged Fox has the strained calves and razor burnt chest to prove it.
With his entrance dress picked out, Rugged gets ready to compete in his softball league's drag competition.
When Il Postino is transferred to another mail route, the Fox finds love with his dental hygenist.
The Fox fumes after he gets a taste of his own medicine at a men's boutique store in Gastown.
Calling yourself a hot mess and being a hot mess are completely separate from each other - or are they?
Rugged quits his job at Starbucks and joins a gay softball team.
The spiritual journey for Rugged continues to evolve when he begins to look back on his past at St. Jude's, an all-boys private Catholic school in Winnipeg.
You know you are gay man with serious issues when you keep waking up next to beautiful women.
After he bursts out in tears at the produce department in Whole Foods, Rugged suspects it might be his time of the month.
Rugged trades in his black apron for a green one and begins his new job at Starbucks.
Rugged Fox receives the perfect package from the Postman: a calendar of himself.
When Rugged finds hardship instead of a husband, the big city proves to be much more difficult than he originally thought.
As the rain pours outside his bedroom window, the Fox's morning heats up with the return of Il Postino.
Jay Brannan day! Rugged finds one of his favourite stars live at the Biltmore.
In this powerful entry, Rugged returns to the Catholic Church to find God and finds frustration and anger instead.
Evidenced by the fact his life has turned into a perpetual hangover, the Fox begins to think serving in a restaurant might not be the answer.
With his first winter on the Coast looming, Rugged wonders which is worse: minus thirty or days with no sunshine?
After taking a much-needed break from the internet dating game, Rugged signs up for Plenty of Fish.