Let’s Get Political

On the state level, anyway. And, I'm sorry, but when I go back and read that title, I'm hearing Olivia Newton-John singing it in my head. Anyone else having that issue? I hope it's just me. I hate politics. Mostly, I hate politicians. Most of that hatred stems from a personal view of how they … Continue reading Let’s Get Political

Go Vote!

In the United States, today is Election Day. And, if you live in the United States, you've probably been hearing from all sorts of people, from politicians to celebrities to news personalities, that you should go out and vote. Well, I'm not gonna be any different. No, I take that back. The difference here is, … Continue reading Go Vote!

Political Ads are Dumb

Let me begin this post by saying that I am in no way endorsing any political party or individual candidate for any public office. I am simply writing these words to point out the absurdity of some of the political ads that I am seeing this election season in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Also, I … Continue reading Political Ads are Dumb

Running

Several years ago... more years than I care to admit... I was sitting around with a friend of mine lamenting some decisions that the powers that be in the city of Roanoke were making. The two of us thought it would be great to run for city council. Though it never happened. I moved to … Continue reading Running

2016 in Review

I've been hearing a lot of negatives about 2016. You know what, it's easy to sit back and think about the negative things that have happened in the past year. Something called Zika achieved outbreak status. The United States went through one of the most negative presidential elections in its 240 year history, the ramifications … Continue reading 2016 in Review

Six Fictional Presidents I Would Rather See Win This Year’s Election

Look, I generally make it a point to avoid talking about politics on my blog. But I can confidently say that I am struggling with this year's presidential election. For reasons which are my own, I have a very difficult time supporting either of the major party candidates. For anyone who knows me even a … Continue reading Six Fictional Presidents I Would Rather See Win This Year’s Election

10 Things I Want for My Birthday

I guess I don't need to explain what this post will be about. The title is fairly self explanatory. But, if you haven't been able to surmise from my most recent Question of the Week or yesterday's ranking of previous birthday parties, my birthday is this Sunday. And while there have been some friends who … Continue reading 10 Things I Want for My Birthday