It sounds ridiculous, right? The ability to turn objects into gold. That’s what I thought until I watched it happen in front of my eyes. I still have a hard time believing that what I saw actually happened. It’s as if I can’t trust my own senses. But it was plain as day. The old … Continue reading Alchemy

Star Search

Are you a kid that grew up in the '80s? Then there's a very good chance you know what I'm talking about when I say these two words... Star Search. Long before American Idol or America's Got Talent, there was Star Search. Like your televised talent competitions of today, it featured a variety of talented … Continue reading Star Search

Sunday Scribblings #22 – School

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 #22 – School

Rewatching Buffy – Episode 143

Welcome to Rewatching Buffy, the part of the blog where I rewatch Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Each Tuesday evening, you’re invited to join me as I attempt to rediscover what made me love this show so many years ago. End of Days Faith and the Potentials are caught in an explosion when the timer hits … Continue reading Rewatching Buffy – Episode 143

Fourteen Years Later

You know, it's funny how I still miss my dad every day, yet I really didn't think about this anniversary coming up. Didn't realize it until late yesterday afternoon. It's been 14 years since Dad passed away. And maybe the fact that I didn't think about it coming up is a good thing. Maybe it … Continue reading Fourteen Years Later

My Favorite Movies #3 – Superman

Superman 1978 Directed by Richard Donner Quick synopsis... Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane, who's in love with Superman. Clark must summon his superhero alter ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world. Was there any doubt that this … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #3 – Superman


This week, our Sunday Scribblings prompt is Carnival. 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… "I'm not going," said Rachel as she dropped down to the sofa and propped … Continue reading Carnival

Question of the Week #247

Would you like to have a high-definition nude image of yourself in your physical prime? If not, do you think you might someday wish you could see one? No. And no. I mean, what was the point of all that puritanical thinking for so many years if not to shame us for our nudity? Honestly, … Continue reading Question of the Week #247

The Adventures of Lois Lane – Chapter 3

Chapter 1Chapter 2 Lois Lane, Superman, and all related characters are property of DC Comics. "Lane! Get in here!" How does he know?! Lois thought. No sooner had she stepped off the elevator and entered the newsroom had Perry White called her into his office. She was in no rush to answer his call; certain … Continue reading The Adventures of Lois Lane – Chapter 3

Movie Titles Containing First Names

I'm super late on today's post and the only excuse I have is that today's been pretty non-stop busy since about 8:30 this morning. But, on the plus side, I've gotten (most of) my work done, got renewed for CPR and First Aid, and rocked the vote a little early. Hooray, democracy! I had nothing … Continue reading Movie Titles Containing First Names