If you're a regular reader of this blog and/or know me in real life, you can attest to the fact that I care, a lot, about a lot of things. I talk about these things in most of my posts. Today, however, I'm thinking about things that I don't care about in the least. Behold:...more
Does anything, ANYTHING, ranckle my insides more than entitlement? Only one! When that self-bestowed entitlement involves taking more than what one is entitled to.Only when that personally awarded entitlement involves impeding the entitlements of others.Only when that individually conferred entitlement involves taking more than half the sidewalk!...more
The theme for September's NaBloPoMo is OPINION. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in September -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!)
A friend and I were talking about this yesterday. There seems to be an upward trend of our friends (not even mutual friends) to announce their engagement and then not too soon after announce that they eloped/got married at the courthouse and are essentially continuing their daily lives like it didn’t happen. Like they’re just hanging out with friends the evening of and then going to work, the grocery store, appointments, etc, the next day....more
We all may not agree on much in this world, but I'm sure we can pretty much agree on this:
EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE.
Literally, everything. Has this not been one of the worst years in recent memory for violence, death, terrorism, and just overall shittiness?
As a result, we're all going on the Internet to share our opinions on all the horrible things. People from different backgrounds and with different beliefs are taking to social media to essentially participate in the broader conversations and speak their mind about everything that's going on.
And that's fine.
Kids symbolize innocence. They are the most vulnerable demographic. Whenever I hear about crimes against kids I get angry. Having said that, I am trying to understand John Grisham's position on prosecuting persons on child pornography charges....more