Houseplant

Because today is Houseplant Appreciation Day, our Sunday Scribblings prompt for this week is Houseplant. 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 have zero houseplants in my apartment. … Continue reading Houseplant

Ready Player Two

Ready Player Two Ernest Cline 2020 I absolutely LOVED Ready Player One. I enjoyed it so much that, after reading through it once, I downloaded the audiobook to let Wil Wheaton read it to me again. And it was fantastic. And I was thrilled to know that Ernest Cline had a sequel in the works. … Continue reading Ready Player Two

Question of the Week #261

If you were to die this evening with no opportunity to communicate with anyone, what would you most regret not having told someone? What good might come out of telling them now? I know I don't talk much. But when I do, it's because I have something to say. Therefore, I don't think there's necessarily … Continue reading Question of the Week #261

Limits

Originally written in December of 2010… He knew he had broken the rules, but he didn’t care. He knew that he was being led to a jail cell in shackles because of the choice that he had made. He understood that execution was the consequence for being outside the Quarantine Zone. As miserable as his … Continue reading Limits

My Favorite Posts from 2020

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. I will say that there are … Continue reading My Favorite Posts from 2020

There Was a Time…

When I was younger, I liked to think of myself as a patriotic individual. And it's possible that, as a child, I didn't fully understand what it meant to be a patriot. As a child, my room was decorated in red, white, and blue. I loved to read about American history. I loved the United … Continue reading There Was a Time…

Sunday Scribblings #35 – Houseplant

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 #35 – Houseplant

Rewatching Angel – Episode 99

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. Damage In a psychiatric hospital, a medication mix-up leads to a violent encounter … Continue reading Rewatching Angel – Episode 99

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

92 – Blazing Saddles

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 92 – Blazing Saddles