Question of the Week #76

One hot summer afternoon, while walking through a parking lot at a large shopping center, you notice a dog suffering badly from the heat inside a locked car. What would you do? First I'd have to get super dramatic and start smacking the window with my open palm, yelling at the dog and telling him … Continue reading Question of the Week #76

Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 4

This is it. My final post about my vacation. Hey! I know that sound! It's a collective sigh of relief. Now you'll be able to get back to reading my regularly scheduled dull blog posts that are more about nothing than your average episode of Seinfeld.This is the post about my day trip to Washington, … Continue reading Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 4

The Evidence Speaks for Itself

After 30 years of competing for parental affection and favoritism, the clear winner was my younger sister, April. Why did it become obvious after 30 years? That would have to be the surprise party she received for her 30th birthday. Let the record show: I did not receive a surprise birthday party when I turned … Continue reading The Evidence Speaks for Itself

Hey, Remember the Lite-Brite?

I used to have a Lite-Brite. I loved that thing. It's one of those toys that inspired a creative spark in my childhood. Though, if I were to be completely honest, I was never all that creative with it. They sold all those pages with designs printed on them. They were those thick pieces of … Continue reading Hey, Remember the Lite-Brite?

The Single Guy Talks About the Weather

The following is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago... He knew it was a mistake as soon as he opened his mouth to speak. But by then it was already too late. The path from his brain to his lips was far too short a distance and before he could … Continue reading The Single Guy Talks About the Weather

AFI #96 – Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing 1989 Directed by Spike Lee Netflix says: What begins as an uproarious comedy evolves into a provocative, disquieting drama as director Spike Lee chronicles trivial events that bring festering racial tensions to the surface on a sweltering day in a largely black Brooklyn neighborhood. After a number of minor misunderstandings--and an … Continue reading AFI #96 – Do the Right Thing

Ridiculous Conversations at the Bank

In the world of banking, the people on the front lines of the industry are known as tellers. These are the people who are expected to help customers with all of their day to day banking needs. It is often a thankless and miserable position to hold. These are their stories. These are their legends… … Continue reading Ridiculous Conversations at the Bank

Autumn: A Love Letter

Fall, I am so ready for you. Don't get me wrong, I like summer just fine. There's a lot to like. The days are longer. School's out. A lot of those allergies that spring brought have moved on. School's out. The college town in which I live is devoid of students which opens up a … Continue reading Autumn: A Love Letter

People Are Actually Running

I'm driving through town today and seeing that people are jogging. It is unbelievably hot and humid. Just walking from the office to my car and waiting 10 seconds for the a/c to kick in has caused me to break out in a ridiculous sweat. Like, I'm thinking of showering a second time and changing … Continue reading People Are Actually Running