Bluefield at 100 – Kelly Bittler

Welcome to Bluefield at 100! Bluefield College is celebrating 100 years and has undergone a name change! Each week, in honor of this milestone, The Confusing Middle will shine the spotlight on an individual who spent time at Bluefield University, giving them a chance to fill us all in on where they are and how … Continue reading Bluefield at 100 – Kelly Bittler

My Gaming History: PlayStation

Previously on My Gaming History… ColecoVisionAtari 2600Nintendo Entertainment SystemGame BoySuper NintendoNintendo 64 Sony's first attempt at a home video console came during the fifth generation in home console history. The original PlayStation released on Japan in December of 1994. It didn't hit US soil until September of the following year. Personally, I didn't get my … Continue reading My Gaming History: PlayStation

Sunday Scribblings #75 – Pasta

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 #75 – Pasta

Rewatching Quantum Leap – Episode 25

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 25

61 – The Thing

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 61 – The Thing


Because today is International Newspaper Carrier Day, our Sunday Scribblings prompt for this week is Newspaper. 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've never had a subscription to … Continue reading Newspaper

Question of the Week #298

What was your best experience with drugs or alcohol? Your worst? Honestly, I've never had a lot of exposure to drugs or alcohol. Sure, alcohol is readily available everywhere I turn. I mean, I live right next door to a brewery that has no fewer than 11 original brews on tap any time their doors … Continue reading Question of the Week #298

Bluefield at 100

For those of you who are unaware, I went to college at a little school called Bluefield College. This year, Bluefield has leveled up and changed its name to Bluefield University and is celebrating 100 years in existence. It's kind of a big deal. In honor of this incredible milestone and major change in the … Continue reading Bluefield at 100

Should I Write a Book?

It’s a question I ask myself every now and then. And I’ve been asking myself off and on for many years. I think about it. I get excited about the ideas and the possibilities. I get overwhelmed. I doubt my abilities. I wonder if I could ever even find the required time. I quit before … Continue reading Should I Write a Book?

Fifteen Years Later

It's funny... There was a time when I said that I would eventually stop doing these annual posts marking the anniversary of my father's passing. There was probably a time that I really believed it, too. But each year when October 6 rolls around, here I am... Changing the number in the title and posting … Continue reading Fifteen Years Later