Question of the Week #193

Given the ability to project yourself into the future but not return, would you do so? If not, would you change your mind if you could take someone along? How far would you go? Uh... we're all doing that. It's called life. Tomorrow is the future and once we get there we sure can't go … Continue reading Question of the Week #193

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To the Future

When I was counseling at the school, I sometimes liked to participate in the therapeutic activities that I got my clients to do. This one time, a few years back, I had the kids write letters to themselves in five years. Looking back, I probably should have said 10 or 15 years. They didn't really … Continue reading To the Future

Paradise

Grandpa always said that Paradise was the place where dreams could come true. He told me that it was the place where you could visit any place in the world, or even beyond. He insisted that, in Paradise, I was only limited by my imagination. The Paradise Theater was a magical place when I was … Continue reading Paradise

Sarah’s Challenge

Time to come back to another challenge issued by another reader. The third comment on my initial blog post came from Sarah, who provided the following prompts… Character Name: Samuel Setting: Mars Object: A notebook Emotion: Confusion Samuel ran down the corridor of Echo base, clutching a torn notebook in his hand as he made … Continue reading Sarah’s Challenge

10 Ways to Know I’m Old

If you've been following this blog for even a few days, you know that my birthday was this past Sunday. I continually attempt to trick myself into believing that I'm younger than I actually am. I do this by hanging out with a group of friends who are, on average, 10 years younger than me. … Continue reading 10 Ways to Know I’m Old

Question of the Week #51

Do you have any specific long-term goals? What is one and how do you plan on reaching it? I do have some specific long-term goals. The one that I would like to share on this blog may come as no surprise to anyone reading this. I want to be a published author. Not just on … Continue reading Question of the Week #51

Question of the Week #47

You have the power to go any distance into the future and, after one year, return to the present with any knowledge you have gained from your experience but with no physical objects. Would you make the journey if it carried a 50 percent risk of death? I wouldn't do it. Did we learn nothing … Continue reading Question of the Week #47