Question of the Week #268

Which sex has it easier in our culture? Have you ever wished you were the opposite sex? Is this even a question? Men have it easier than women. Without a doubt. Just take a look at the majority of public offices in our government. Just take a look at the majority of higher positions in … Continue reading Question of the Week #268


“The coupon says the coffee is free! That means the coffee is free!” Evan yelled at the boy in the doughnut hat. All the anger that had been building up for the last few weeks was finally finding its release. He didn’t mean to take out his frustration on the poor customer service kid at … Continue reading Free

Some Thoughts on Superman & Lois

A new TV show centered around the character of Superman? I should be super on board with this from day one, right? Well... here's the thing. This new show, Superman & Lois is on the CW network. And, honestly, I've had a hard time getting excited over the CW family of DC Comics programming for … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Superman & Lois

Sunday Scribblings #42 – Tooth

Welcome to Sunday Scribblings! Each Wednesday I will post a new prompt here at The Confusing Middle. Be as creative as you want with the prompt and post something over on your own blog. Then come back here and leave a comment with your link so that everyone can check out your post and see … Continue reading Sunday Scribblings #42 – Tooth

Rewatching Angel – Episode 106

Welcome to Rewatching Angel, the part of the blog where I rewatch the Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off: Angel. Each Tuesday evening, you’re invited to join me as I attempt to rediscover what made me love these shows so many years ago. Origin Wes and Angel discuss Illyria as they watch her from Fred's old … Continue reading Rewatching Angel – Episode 106

85 – The Handmaiden

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 85 – The Handmaiden


Because today is Card Reading Day, our Sunday Scribblings prompt for this week is Card. 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… At some point during my 7th grade … Continue reading Card

Question of the Week #267

Do you think the world will be a better or a worse place 100 years from now? Do you see our present world as a better place than the world of a century ago? How so? This question is way deeper than I was prepared for this morning. Better or worse... It really depends on … Continue reading Question of the Week #267


Originally written in March of 2011… All Paul ever wanted was a normal childhood. But normal was the one thing he couldn’t experience. He wasn’t able to play with the other kids on the playground. He was always afraid he’d hurt someone or break something. But even if that wasn’t a fear for him, he … Continue reading Big

My Gaming History: Game Boy

Previously on My Gaming History… ColecoVisionAtari 2600Nintendo Entertainment System In 1989, Nintendo released the incredibly successful handheld gaming console, the Game Boy. My memories regarding the Game Boy are not as strong as my previous gaming systems. I'm not sure why that is... but I'll piece this together as best I can. I mean, I … Continue reading My Gaming History: Game Boy