The Apology

It was a beautiful afternoon. The kind of day that kids daydream about when they’re stuck inside a school listening to their teachers drone on and on about World War II or the Pythagorean Theorem. Christopher had been waiting all week for Saturday to get here and he had been praying just as long for … Continue reading The Apology

Nothing to Say

Do you ever have days when you feel like you just don't have anything to say? Today is one of those days. Actually, that's not the truth. There are plenty of things that I have to say in light of recent tragic events. But those words that I have would never reach the eyes or … Continue reading Nothing to Say

Sunday Scribblings #107 – Paperclip

Welcome to Sunday Scribblings on The Confusing Middle! Each Wednesday I provide my blogging friends with a new prompt that fits well with whatever kind of day the following Sunday is going to be. Once you see what the prompt of the week is, head over to your blog and write something in response. There are no … Continue reading Sunday Scribblings #107 – Paperclip

Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 49

Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the quantum leap accelerator and vanished. He awoke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own, and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this … Continue reading Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 49

45 – Ran

Welcome to The Best Movies I’ve Never Seen! This is the part of the blog where I work my way through 100 films I’ve never seen that are generally considered to be great. You’re invited to watch along with me if you can find a copy or find it streaming. So grab some popcorn and let’s … Continue reading 45 – Ran

Vanilla

Because today is National Vanilla Pudding Day, our Sunday Scribblings prompt for this week is Vanilla. If you decide to write a post based on this week’s prompt, be sure to go back here and share your link so everyone can see how you interpreted things! Here’s what I did with it… Sort of fitting that this week's … Continue reading Vanilla

Question of the Week #326

Would you be willing to give up sex for a year if you knew it would give you a much deeper sense of peace than you have now? What would you be willing to give up to have as much wonderful sex as you desire for the next year? Sure... Not really giving up anything … Continue reading Question of the Week #326

I Am a Seed

I once spent a lot of time sitting in a classroom full of first graders. Because of this fact, I found myself relearning a lot of things I’ve actually known for 30 years. Actually, more often than not, I found myself realizing that a lot of the things I know, which I’ve assumed for years … Continue reading I Am a Seed

You Know How I Know I’m Old?

I'm on daily medication to lower my blood pressure. That's right... It's finally happened. I'm just another guy in his early 40s who has high blood pressure and now has to have a prescription medication to take care of that little issue. Okay, I know that doesn't necessarily serve as an indicator that I'm old. … Continue reading You Know How I Know I’m Old?

Sunday Scribblings #106 – Vanilla

Welcome to Sunday Scribblings on The Confusing Middle! Each Wednesday I provide my blogging friends with a new prompt that fits well with whatever kind of day the following Sunday is going to be. Once you see what the prompt of the week is, head over to your blog and write something in response. There are no … Continue reading Sunday Scribblings #106 – Vanilla