Really? Already?

Well... it happened. And we're not even a month into the new school year. I've got a cold. I mean, it's certainly not the end of the world. I've had worse. But to think we've gotten three full weeks of school under our belts. And even saying that is a stretch, because the first week … Continue reading Really? Already?

Question of the Week #128

You are at a lake with some friends; the sun is warm and the water is cold. Going into the water would temporarily chill you but you know that later the warm sun would be even more enjoyable and you would be glad you had gone in. Would you take the plunge? To quote a … Continue reading Question of the Week #128

Question of the Week #84

Would you have one of your fingers surgically removed if it somehow guaranteed immunity from all major diseases? Do I get to choose which finger? Looking at my hand, I can't think of which one I'd rather get rid of, but I think I'd like to have that choice if that time came. So yeah, … Continue reading Question of the Week #84

10 Reasons to Close the School

Working in a school setting, I get excited by the prospect of extra days off. See, as much as I enjoy the work I do, it's still work. And who wouldn't rather sleep late on a Tuesday if you're able to? Especially when the alternative is waking up at 5:30 a.m. to get ready for … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Close the School

The Single Guy and the Drunk Dial

The following account is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago... Okay, so I wasn't really drunk. I was just under the influence of cold medication. But I wasn't, technically, drunk. Somewhere over the course of my Christmas break that year, I picked up a head cold. It wasn't anything serious, … Continue reading The Single Guy and the Drunk Dial

The Pros and Cons of Shaving Off the Beard

I recently shaved off the beard that had covered half of my face for the better part of the last two years. It's been three days since I got rid of the thing, and I still get a small surprise when I look into the mirror. As I adjust to the hairless face, I've discovered … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Shaving Off the Beard