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

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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

Question of the Week #42

How would you react if you were to learn that your mate had had a lover of the same sex before you knew each other? My honest, initial reaction would probably be one of shock. But really I don't think it would have any more effect on how I felt about her than if I … Continue reading Question of the Week #42

Day Thirty

A Dream for the Future This seems really similar to yesterday's post. As I mentioned before, I'm not really one to plan for the future. I don't know if that's a good thing or not. And, while I don't necessarily think of myself as a pessimist, I'm definitely not an optimist. I joke around with … Continue reading Day Thirty

Fortunate Son

On the way home the other night, I decided I was craving some Chinese takeout. I had actually been craving it for a few days. There's this place next to the Food Lion here in town that's pretty good. I found out about this place over the course of several months because of the many … Continue reading Fortunate Son

Why the Flying Car Is a Bad Idea

Kids, today is the day that Marty McFly came to the future. Congratulations! We've made it! We are now in the future. I'm sure most of us have seen Back to the Future Part II by now, right? If you haven't seen the entire Back to the Future trilogy and you're still reading this blog, … Continue reading Why the Flying Car Is a Bad Idea

Event

Originally written in May of 2010... There's no one still alive that witnessed the catastrophic event that took away our planet's moon. Believe me, plenty of the witnesses died that very day. The rest went on to lead normal lives and die of old age. Well, it was as normal as things could have gotten … Continue reading Event

To the Moon

A few days ago, the world celebrated the 46th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It was on July 20, 1969, that Neal Armstrong and "Buzz" Aldren became the first men to walk on the moon.After that first lunar landing, NASA returned to the lunar surface five more times. After the Apollo 17 mission … Continue reading To the Moon

Vision

Where do you see yourself in five years? This is the question that is inevitably asked of every college student at one point or another. Some are asked as rising freshmen. Some are asked as exiting graduates. Many are even asked again once they interview for that job they've been working so hard to get. … Continue reading Vision