Taking the Captain’s Quiz 7: Well, That’s New

Time for a new Captain's Quiz with a theme that's all about the new. Paul has issued forth a new challenge over at The Captain's Speech and it's time to answer the call. As always, I encourage you to head over to Paul's blog and participate in his Captain's Quiz. The more the merrier! 10 … Continue reading Taking the Captain’s Quiz 7: Well, That’s New

My Favorite Posts from 2021

This is another one that’s pretty much become an annual tradition here at The Confusing Middle. The other day, I looked back at which posts from the year were the most viewed according to the WordPress analytics. Today, I’m pulling out the posts that I personally enjoyed writing the most. These are my 10 favorite posts from … Continue reading My Favorite Posts from 2021

The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts from 2021

Well… Here we are. Another year has gone by, bringing us to another Top 10 list here at The Confusing Middle. I thought about skipping this annual tradition this year. Because, even though I made a conscious effort to post something every day, the numbers aren’t exactly earth shattering. Then again, they probably aren’t too earth … Continue reading The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts from 2021

2020… 2?

Paul, our friendly neighborhood Captain over at The Captain's Speech has nominated me to share my goals for 2022. Yes, he used the word "nominate..." Though, to be honest, I feel like it's more of a challenge. I may only feel that way because I'm not one who enjoys setting goals for myself. I definitely … Continue reading 2020… 2?

Taking the Captain’s Quiz 6: Our First Quizmas Together

Is it Quizmas time already? I'm sorry... I just can't say that out loud without imagining Elmer Fudd trying to say Christmas. Kids, as this is the sixth outing for Paul's Captain's Quiz, it's important that I put on my game face. My game face looks a lot like my normal face. But you can … Continue reading Taking the Captain’s Quiz 6: Our First Quizmas Together

Taking the Captain’s Quiz 5: Golden Rings

The most recent quiz seems so recent! It's been less than a month but Paul is already back at it, challenging his fellow bloggers with another challenge. And who doesn't love a good competition? If you want to hop on board this whirly-gig of insanity, head over to The Captain's Speech and join in on … Continue reading Taking the Captain’s Quiz 5: Golden Rings

Thank You for Your Service

Today is Veterans Day in the United States. It's a day in which we take time to honor the men and women who have served in the military. It's a day that I'm pretty sure a lot of us just take for granted. Sorry, that was my dominant, cynical side talking. I'd like to hope … Continue reading Thank You for Your Service

I Need Something Simple Today

I've run out of Quantum Leap episodes. I had gotten ahead, but since I'm still housesitting, I don't have access to the show on the available streaming services on my aunt's TV. So I'll resume that next week. As it is, these last few weeks have been difficult. And I don't have it in me … Continue reading I Need Something Simple Today

Taking the Captain’s Quiz 4: Under the Bed

What began as a trilogy has morphed into a full-fledged franchise of epic proportions. Yesterday, Paul dropped the latest Captain's Quiz, challenging his fellow bloggers to participate in a friendly competition that will see enemies become friends and friends become enemies. Shots have been fired. If you would like to take this version of The … Continue reading Taking the Captain’s Quiz 4: Under the Bed

Taking the Captain’s Quiz 3: The Escape Quiz

So is Paul wrapping up a trilogy of quizzes or is this the next in a long line of awesome sequels in a franchise that will be even more successful than the Fast & Furious saga? I'm always intrigued and I do love a challenge. I've been discouraged by my results in Paul's previous quizzes, … Continue reading Taking the Captain’s Quiz 3: The Escape Quiz