Happy Thoughts

I watched the movie Hook the other day and something struck me. The grown up Peter Pan had a really hard time flying. Now, if you know the Peter Pan story, you know that all it takes to fly is a little pixie dust and one happy thought. In the classic Disney version of the story, the … Continue reading Happy Thoughts

Five Years

Where do you see yourself in five years? This is the question that is inevitably asked of every college student at one point or another. Some are asked as rising freshmen. Some are asked as exiting graduates. Many are even asked again once they interview for that job they’ve been working so hard to get. … Continue reading Five Years

Movie Trailers and Campaign Ads

What do these things have in common? Probably not that much and I'm sure I'm reading into things and just formulating my opinions based on sheer annoyance. But I'm annoyed. So that annoyance is giving birth to this blog post. Next Tuesday is an election day in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It's not a huge … Continue reading Movie Trailers and Campaign Ads

Pretending to Care

Disclaimer: This post is going to come across as extremely negative. Now, I never claim to be the most positive cynic in the world, but I'm going full dark side here. And while I generally try to keep the language G or PG rated, that may go out the window in this post as well. … Continue reading Pretending to Care

The Rest of April…

Okay... So the other day I decided to participate in the A to Z Challenge. It was definitely a last second decision on my part this year with no planning whatsoever. In my lack of planning, I figured I would go ahead and do the A to Z Challenge on top of my usual blog … Continue reading The Rest of April…

Your Questions, My Answers

Last week I asked you to leave your questions for me down in the comments and you came through! As promised, here are my answers to each of your questions... Creatively Sustainable asks: "I haven’t been following your blog for very long, so this may have already been answered. What is your favorite game to … Continue reading Your Questions, My Answers

Ask Me Your Questions, I’ll Tell You No Lies

It's been a long time since I've done a post like this. I'm hoping we can have a little fun with it. This is your opportunity to ask me anything you would like to ask. Any question on any subject. Leave your questions down in the comments section and I'll provide my answers in next … Continue reading Ask Me Your Questions, I’ll Tell You No Lies

What, No Movie Post?

Yeah... about that... No movie today. I was actually looking forward to seeing Into the Wild as planned. However, life is what happens when you're busy making plans. I think that's a John Lennon paraphrase. I'll Google it later... Anyway... no movie today. It's been a busy work day for me and, as a bonus, … Continue reading What, No Movie Post?

100 Random Facts About Me 4.0

I first did a 100 Random Facts post not long after I began this blog. But that was six years ago. I did an update in 2017, and again in 2019, but things continue to change. Because that’s life. The only thing you can be sure of in life is that things will change. Also, … Continue reading 100 Random Facts About Me 4.0

2020 – A Year in Review

Ugh... Do I even want to do this? No. I don't. But... ugh... Fine! I'll do it. What a year it's been, am I right? If you're anything like me, and God help you if you are, you're probably looking back on the year that was 2020 and having a difficult time coming up with … Continue reading 2020 – A Year in Review