When it came to Christmas parties, I used to be right in the front of the line when it came to complaining. The holidays were already so busy. Why add another activity? It would be just one more time I had to dress up and leave the comforts of my own home to hang out… Read More

Let’s just be honest here: Getting dumped sucks. Whether it comes in the form of a relationship ending or a termination from a job or basically any other scenario you can think of where one person (or group of people) tells another person to just go away, being dumped carries just about more emotional hurt… Read More

If you would ever like to gain a better appreciation for what life what must be like for anyone confined to a wheelchair for any amount of time, I would recommend wheeling someone around the Kentucky State Fair for an afternoon in late August. That is exactly what I did today with my 11-year-old daughter,… Read More

I’ve experienced a rather unsettling revelation. I hate someone. This is not the first time this has happened, and I’m sure it won’t be the last. People, by nature, are almost designed to bump up against one another and cause friction. Arguments and misunderstandings and dirty deeds will continue to happen between human beings from… Read More

I had the opportunity to eat lunch at the Mellow Mushroom in Nashville on Father’s Day. I would highly recommend it. They have some really awesome pizzas there, and the service was great, too. Lots of music stuff inside, which is right up my alley, of course. Just an overall pleasant experience. It’s been a… Read More

I believe I may be an alien being from another planet who possesses the power of invisibility. “Crazy talk,” you say? “Not so,” I reply! Consider this… Nearly every computer or technological question I pose to humans is met either with a look of quizzical fascination or with the words, “Hmm, I’ve never heard of… Read More

Remember those old westerns where there was a family living on a homestead, and the oldest son desperately wanted to get off the farm, but his parents wouldn’t let him go? He would always go storming out of the house, and the mother would always begin to pursue him, but the father would grab her… Read More

You find yourself in a deep, dark hole, with only yourself. You know full well how you got there. And you have only yourself to blame. You’ve been here before, but each time you return the darkness feels more suffocating, the weight of guilt and shame heavier. Your first inclination is to lie down and… Read More

This is for you. I owe you a giant apology. I have lied to you. I have hidden things from you. I have stolen from you. I have taken things that did not belong to me. I have denied the truth when it suited me. I have hidden because I did not want to face… Read More