Life Story: Chapter Seventy Four

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... After my first year of college, I … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Seventy Four

Life Story: Chapter Seventy Three

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... I auditioned for a choir known as … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Seventy Three

How I Quit My Job

Kids, I've made it no secret that I've been looking for a new job for several months. Almost a year, really. Well, I guess I've made it no secret on this blog and to my close friends and family. It's not as if I've going to my supervisor and shouting, "I need a new job!" … Continue reading How I Quit My Job

Mandatory

This prompt is inspired by the good people at Sunday Scribblings 2! Head over there to see how other bloggers have written based on this week's prompt! As a school counselor, I had the wonderful opportunity to take my summer off from work. Sure, we have a summer program that I could have easily volunteered … Continue reading Mandatory

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

Where Am I Going?

Do you realize that I have not been on an actual vacation since 2008? Don't get me wrong, I've taken time off here and there. But all that time off ends up being spent at home because I'm never able to afford to leave town. The staycation has been played out for this guy. I … Continue reading Where Am I Going?

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

Curious

Originally written in October of 2010... Stephen was only 10 years old the day he thought the world was going to end. What made it worse was that he thought it was all his fault. That's a lot of responsibility for a kid that age to shoulder. He and his older sister, Heather, were spending … Continue reading Curious

Previously on Big Brother

Item number 73 on my Bucket List is to spend a summer living in the Big Brother house. I've applied once before and never heard anything from CBS. Kids, I've decided to give it another shot. Thankfully, this isn't like that time I decided to try out for American Idol and had to drive to … Continue reading Previously on Big Brother

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