There are many times in my life that I don't recall with the greatest of detail, I'd be surprised if I could remember anything about those times at all. Unfortunately for me, I have to spend some time digging through these scarce memories to unfold the details and write the truth. That is the first … Continue reading The day my Mother left my Father (as I remember it)
Life presents itself as a friend, but we are forever in her debt. Ruined plans, broken savings, and beginning all over again. When you think you have it all figured out, you're slapped back to reality. But why? What is it about life that is difficult to figure out? Is it simply because it … Continue reading Life, Simply not Simple Enough
I am angry, infuriated, and by all accounts of the word, pissed off. I used to be embarrassed to mention a part of my heritage is German because I didn't want to be associated with Nazis, but at least in Germany it is ILLEGAL to display a swastika. I guess in America its protected by … Continue reading What I have to Say
It has been a few weeks since a topic has struck me to write about. I've tried several times, but nothing from my mind would flow to the keys. Until today. Today I made a decision that I wanted to become an educator. This isn't a decision I have taken lightly. Over the last year, … Continue reading It’s Been a While
What is it about Chuck E Cheese's that makes every child known to man want to be there? Is it the pizza? The games? The play area? Tickets maybe? Or maybe, its the giant mouse that nearly every child under the age of three is terrified of? Who really knows what it is that attracts … Continue reading What is it About Chuck E Cheese’s
Seems simple enough...right? Making candy apples. It wasn't. I attempted my first candy apple this evening and it was, for lack of a better word, horrifying. Everything was going fine, I had the candy cooking, thermometer temping, and everything was moving along. When the candy finally reached 302 degrees it was time to start racing … Continue reading The Art of the Candy Apple
Is there anything more daunting? I have plotted the same two characters four times now. Every time I have come up with something different. Creating these people from deep within my imagination, I have finally finished their map out. One dangerous career criminal paired with a lovely soon to be law student at the prestigious Stanford … Continue reading Character Plotting
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