Time Flies Yet Stands Still

The last 2 years, whenever I hear someone say, “It’s September already” or “where did the month go?” I respond with, “Nonsense. This plague has made time stand still. 2019 was 5 years ago.” The virus seems like it’s never going away, and the government seems to have...

What Is Hatred?

I have been dismayed to see such intense displays of hatred the past few weeks. I decided it was time for me to write about it. Definition Dictionary.com defines hatred as “intense dislike or extreme aversion or hostility; the feeling of one who hates (which is to be...

I Actually Don’t Have Zoom Fatigue

We have entered Month 147 – er, uh, I mean, 12 – of the virus-related restricted life. Despite the rollout of two vaccines, there is very little light at the end of the tunnel on this plague. Here in North Carolina, the people have been organized into 5 groups of...

Unpopular Opinion: Gift Cards are OK

I recently listened to a podcast that spent some time discussing what makes a good holiday gift. One of the biggest annual December debates is what to give a loved one, colleague, or friend for a holiday gift. In recent years, the gift of money or a gift card is...

Election 2020 – Who Ya Got?

OK, I’ll admit it. That title is click-bait. I wanted to draw in all the “I hope this post confirms what I believe is true about who should be elected to office” people. There will be scores of people scouring the interwebs for content that confirms their biases. CNN...

Next Steps of the Journey

After a prolonged absence in this space, I’m working to have a more regular presence. It’s been a very eventful couple of months. Business is back After a terribly long time in the desert, I’ve finally picked up a couple of clients. One is a farmer in North Dakota. He...