Day Four of the Staycation

Went to see Elvis today. It was all right... Not sure it's anything to write home about. Tom Hanks was good as the Colonel. Austin Butler was outstanding as Elvis. Overall, I just thought the movie was too long. And it felt long. I don't mind long movies if they don't feel long, you know? … Continue reading Day Four of the Staycation

Sunday Scribblings #112 – Plastic

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 #112 – Plastic

Day One of the Staycation

I'm off work this week. If I were the kind of person who had an emotional range, there's a good chance I'd smile at that thought. Might even cheer a little. As you can probably tell from the title of this post, I'm not going anywhere for the vacation. Just staying in my little home … Continue reading Day One of the Staycation

Barcode

Because today is National Barcode Day, our Sunday Scribblings prompt for this week is Barcode. 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… Seems like a strange thing to celebrate... … Continue reading Barcode

Question of the Week #331

If your best friend fell head over heels in love with someone you thought was deceptive and creepy, and you could use an anonymous service to get the lowdown on his or her credit, medical, and employment history; school records; parking tickets; politics; bank records; and Facebook postings, would you? If so, what kind of … Continue reading Question of the Week #331

Message in a Bottle

The romantic in her was hoping she had just stumbled upon a Nicholas Sparks novel come to life. Then again, don’t most of his books end up with one tragedy or another? Doesn’t someone always wind up dead? Does that just make Nicholas Sparks the Stephen King of the love story genre? Diane shook her … Continue reading Message in a Bottle

I Built a Time Machine

Several weeks ago I decided to do something that I don't normally do. I spent money on myself. I like to think of myself as a fairly frugal individual, so it's rare that I will buy something that could be considered frivolous. But, in this case, it was something I really wanted and I argued … Continue reading I Built a Time Machine

Sunday Scribblings #111 – Barcode

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 #111 – Barcode

101 Things That Make Me Happy

This is a repeat/update of a post I did a number of years ago. I kind of felt like I needed a reminder of some things that can make me smile... When DoorDash manages to get my delivery rightWeird dreamsChristmasTeddy GrahamsRegal Unlimited (Translation: seeing as many movies as I want whenever I want)The cool side … Continue reading 101 Things That Make Me Happy