Yo-Yo

Because today is National Yo-Yo Day, our Sunday Scribblings prompt for this week is Yo-Yo. 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 really don't have much to say … Continue reading Yo-Yo

Question of the Week #281

Have your character and humanity been forged more by pleasure and success or by pain and disappointment? If you could somehow protect your loved ones from pain and failure, do you think they might ultimately end up diminished by your efforts? "The greatest teacher, failure is." - Yoda, Star Wars - Episode VIII: The Last … Continue reading Question of the Week #281

Operation

Justin arrived late to the party. He usually arrived late to things. He did it on purpose. He was hoping for a spot in the yearbook as the senior who was most likely to show up late to graduation. He could have gone for friendliest or class clown, but those awards seemed too obvious. He … Continue reading Operation

The Best Movies from My First Decade

It's been almost a year, but I got this idea back when Dom over at Fairly Professional wrote a post titled, "A Movie For Every Year I've Been Alive." It was a post I thought I'd get around to when I finished going through my personal Top 100 Movies of All Time. But then I … Continue reading The Best Movies from My First Decade

Sunday Scribblings #56 – Yo-Yo

Each Wednesday I 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 your take on this week’s … Continue reading Sunday Scribblings #56 – Yo-Yo

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

Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 6

Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the quantum leap accelerator and vanished. He awoke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own, and driven by an unknown force to change history for the better. His only guide on this … Continue reading Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 6

76 – Sherlock Jr.

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 76 – Sherlock Jr.

Some Thoughts About Cruella

Cruella 2021 Directed by Craig Gillespie Quick synopsis... In this live-action origin story based on the Disney classic "101 Dalmatians," young Cruella de Vil is working as a fashion designer in 1970s London -- until an obsession with dog skins leads her astray. Let's hear it for cinemas reopening! In my area, the AMC theaters … Continue reading Some Thoughts About Cruella

Flower

Because today is Water a Flower Day, our Sunday Scribblings prompt for this week is Flower. 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… And I actually don't have anything … Continue reading Flower