Instinct

When you see a butterfly, what's your first reaction? Do you cower in fear? Do you run and hide? Chances are you don't. Unless you have some kind of butterfly phobia that causes you to have an irrational fear of those particular insects. If memory serves, it's called lepidopterophobia. But that's really not important right … Continue reading Instinct

I Cannot Trust My Own Ears

I very rarely listen to the radio. In my long drives to and from work, I'm usually listening to audio books to fill the time. When I feel like listening to music as I'm driving around town, it's courtesy of my iPod and all the music that I know I'll want to listen to. If … Continue reading I Cannot Trust My Own Ears

Close to Home

I'm a creature of habit. I dare say most of us are, whether we like to admit it or not. Growing up in Roanoke, Virginia, it seemed that we always had two choices for local news and weather. There was the NBC affiliate, WSLS-10, or the CBS affiliate, WDBJ-7. In our house, it was always … Continue reading Close to Home