The Wall of Ignorance

When I questioned why I would have to pay more for avocados in order to pay for a wall I don’t want built yesterday on Facebook, I was given plenty of advice on growing my avocados, but the point of my statement was about much more than that. The truth …

I Wanna Be Bigger Than Elvis

My parents took me to see “Elvis Lives” at the Van Wezel the other night, and it got me thinking about my own ambitions. The show features three different Elvises representing the three decades of his professional life, from when he was the hip-shaking sensation that could only be filmed …

Better Blogging With Video

There is a very good chance that I am one of the world’s worst bloggers. Although this technology has been open to me for years, I have been very reluctant to take advantage of it. Far of it is due to a deep-seated mistrust in giving myself over to technology, …

What Word Would You Use To Change The World?

In the 2015 Oxford dictionary, there were over 300 new words added that did not make it into last years dictionary. Some of the new words include autotune, Blu-ray, boiler room, carnap, Christianist, comedogenic, crowdfunding, declutter, e-cigarette, ecotown, eliminationism, freegan, half-ass, hardship, hardware woman, Homo economicus, hot mess, hyperlocal, kryptonite, …