When Then Becomes Now, We Should Be There

“Sometimes we assume the worst, because we fear to hope.” – The Witcher, Season 2 We fear to hope, because the unexpected dissappointment can be quite devastating.  That’s the problem with positive thinking.  We convince ourselves that all is well and WHAM!, reality force feeds us a shit sandwhich.  So instead, in a twisted effort … Continue reading When Then Becomes Now, We Should Be There

Wouldn’t it be Great if We All Introduced Ourselves as if We’re The Stig

“Some say he hydrates by licking the moisture off the backs of ducks and that he sleeps inside out to replenish his epidermis. Rumor has it that he meditates more peacefully when he’s at least 100 yards from any Chrysler product and gets his fiber by eating the corks from used bourbon barrels. But for … Continue reading Wouldn’t it be Great if We All Introduced Ourselves as if We’re The Stig

I Got Other Plans for My Biscuit and They Involve Butter

In the movie Rhinestone, Dolly Parton (Jake Farris) takes on a challenge to turn Sylvester Stallone, (Nick Martinelli), into a country singer.  Yup, it’s terrible. To get Nick to fully embrace country, Jake takes him to her small home town in Tennessee.  One night during dinner, Nick picks up some butter and as bad as … Continue reading I Got Other Plans for My Biscuit and They Involve Butter

Exit the Matrix and Take Control of Your Own Life

At the end of The Matrix, Keanu Reeve’s character Neo was getting pounded by the incessant attacks from the agents of the system, especially agent Smith.  He was beaten down so badly, that he practically died. But then, he was struck with a revelation.  Something clicked.  Neo stood back up with an insight and a … Continue reading Exit the Matrix and Take Control of Your Own Life

The Formula for Success and Happiness and Maybe the Meaning of Life

In a 1929 interview with the New York Times, Albert Einstein came up with his formula for success. It looks like this: A = X + Y + Z He said, “A is Success, while X is Work, Y is Play, and Z is Keeping Your Mouth Shut.” If we read into it, we kind … Continue reading The Formula for Success and Happiness and Maybe the Meaning of Life