Getting By

Here's the thing... I'm not writing this post as a pity party. I'm not looking for sympathy. I'm not looking for a hand out. I've just got a lot on my mind and I do better when I process things while writing. The fact that people reading this blog get to share in my jumbled … Continue reading Getting By

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Question of the Week #181

What do you like best about your life? Least? I'll be honest... because when am I not when it comes to these questions of the week? I have a hard time coming up with what I like best about my life. I can think of a lot of things I don't necessarily like about my life … Continue reading Question of the Week #181

The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Well, this has now become an annual tradition here at The Confusing Middle. This is the post where I take a look at the statistics provided by WordPress to see which of the posts that went up throughout the year were the most popular among visitors to the site. Much to my surprise, most of the … Continue reading The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

2018 in Review

I thought for sure I had done one of these year in review posts at the end of 2017. In fact, I thought I'd done something similar every year on this blog. But that's not the case. No, I only did a year in review post at the end of 2016. When I looked back … Continue reading 2018 in Review

Broke as a Joke

It's humbling to watch that beautiful new paycheck containing your brand new salary as it suddenly dwindles down to nothing. I'm not trying to say that I was foolhardy with my paycheck. No... In fact, I started out being pretty wise about how my newfound wealth was to be spent and/or saved. See, I've gone … Continue reading Broke as a Joke

Field Trip

Now that I’m back to working in a school, I’m back to experiencing all of the perks that come with that environment. One of those perks is the field trip. I say perk. I might actually mean punishment. I’m the new guy. I’ve only been in my current position for a few weeks. This week, … Continue reading Field Trip

Question of the Week #167

Would you be willing to do something very unsatisfying (for example, clean toilets) for five years if you were certain that the experience would afterwards bring you a deep sense of personal fulfillment for the rest of your life? There are a lot of people out there who do not like their jobs. I've been … Continue reading Question of the Week #167