Nobody in Authority Is Actually Helping

That post title is probably hyperbole. I hope it is, anyway. But this is where the super polarization that we're experiencing between political ideologies is completely to our detriment as a society. On the one hand, you have conservative leaders underplaying the coronavirus pandemic, warning that the media is feeding into an unnecessary panic. On … Continue reading Nobody in Authority Is Actually Helping

Advice for Kids: It Isn’t Funny

Kids, there are lots of things they don't teach you in school. They don't teach common sense, which would be helpful because most of the general public lacks such a thing. They don't teach you how to ask a girl out, which would be helpful in about 15 years when that cute girl across the … Continue reading Advice for Kids: It Isn’t Funny

Come Hell or High Water

I was only five years old when the infamous Flood of '85 washed away a chunk of southwest Virginia. I really don't remember much about it, and most of what I do know has been pieced together from old news footage and exaggerated memories. I was in kindergarten at East Salem Elementary School. When the … Continue reading Come Hell or High Water

Absurd

I could air grievances based on the random absurdities I constantly find my life bombarded with. It would be cathartic. But I don't know if that's the right way to do things. So what if I just take a look at myself and examine my own expectations and actions. What is it that I bring … Continue reading Absurd