Question of the Week #128

You are at a lake with some friends; the sun is warm and the water is cold. Going into the water would temporarily chill you but you know that later the warm sun would be even more enjoyable and you would be glad you had gone in. Would you take the plunge? To quote a … Continue reading Question of the Week #128

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The Hazards of Having a Hippopotamus for Christmas

I'm sure by now most of you have heard the Christmas classic "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas." I say classic because the song is nearly 60 years old. I don't call it a classic because I enjoy hearing it year after year. I find it to be obnoxious. And irritating. And extremely catchy. Which … Continue reading The Hazards of Having a Hippopotamus for Christmas

A Letter to Paul

A few days ago, Paul wrote me a letter. It's true. You should go check it out. In response, I've decided to write Paul a letter. And you get to read it. Assuming you're still here. You are still here, right? Oh, good. Dear Paul, Thanks, ever so much, for the letter you wrote. I've … Continue reading A Letter to Paul

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

Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 2

I get the feeling that the first post about my recent vacation was kind of boring. I mean, who wants to read a guy's complaints about two out of his three hotel rooms? So let's move on. Today, we'll cover that time I went to the beach. I can honestly say that I've been to … Continue reading Oh, The Places I’ve Been, Part 2

So Many Questions: Part I

I'm always willing to rehash old blog posts or ideas that I've blatantly stolen from other people's blogs. It's not that I don't feel particularly creative on a given day. It's probably more of a laziness thing. But I don't feel like I'm lazy. I just, more often than not, get home from work and … Continue reading So Many Questions: Part I

Captivate

Originally written in July of 2011... Mere moments after meeting Emily, he knew that she would have the uncanny ability to captivate him completely. Kent Fisher never believed in love at first sight. In fact, by the time he had finished college, he had decided that love itself was something that simply didn't exist. But … Continue reading Captivate