Question of the Week #139

Would you rather spend a month on vacation with your parents or put in overtime at your current job for four weeks without extra compensation? I'm not sure how to answer this question. I mean, I love my job. So if I were asked to do extra work out of the kindness of my heart, … Continue reading Question of the Week #139

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That Week I Spent a Day in Roanoke

It's not often that I feel nostalgic about the city in which I grew up. But I recently spent a week there, and as I drove around town, the nostalgia was so thick I thought I'd have to brush it away from my face. Yeah, I live in Blacksburg and I recently vacationed in a … Continue reading That Week I Spent a Day in Roanoke

Question of the Week #113

If you could take a one-month trip anywhere in the world and money were not a consideration, where would you go and what would you do? Australia. Even though I am of the firm belief that just about every living creature on that continent has been bred to destroy humanity, I've always been fascinated by … Continue reading Question of the Week #113

Energy

Becky got the coffeemaker going when she heard the commotion in the living room. I really don't have the energy for their crap this morning, she thought. Not before my coffee. None of them had much energy for anything. After spending a night in the cabin waiting to be mauled to death by some legendary … Continue reading Energy

It’s Out There…

Randy quickly entered the cabin and slammed the door shut behind him. He was breathing heavily and had a panicked look on his face. The others just stared at him, confused. He slowly turned, daring to peek through the peephole in the door. "Dude," Rob said, "What's the matter with you?" "It's out there!" Randy … Continue reading It’s Out There…

Question of the Week #77

Do you feel ill at ease going alone to either dinner or a movie? What about going on a vacation by yourself? I do dinner and movies by myself all the time. Well, not all the time. Money gets tight from time to time. But I have no problem with it. Sure, these things are … Continue reading Question of the Week #77

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