Just Because I’m on Social Media Doesn’t Mean I’m Social

Turn off the noise Please stop beeping in when I’m on social. I hate platforms that allow others to beep into my message boxes while I’m trying to be productive on social media. Hate isn’t a strong enough word. I’m over here working, keeping my head down, and ignoring...

You Deserve Better Than Cheap and Easy Content

Why are you still reading success porn? When you check out at the grocery store, headlines scream at you from The Sun, Us, People, Time, and others. You’re busy putting your food on the conveyor belt, so these periodicals use captivating headlines to get your...
Your Discarded Apparel Can Help a Homeless Person Get a Job

Your Discarded Apparel Can Help a Homeless Person Get a Job

Offer a hand up instead of a handout One in every 588 Americans is homeless, according to recent estimates. Homeless population numbers flux from day to day. On one day in 2021, a coalition counted 3,160 people experiencing homelessness. It’s easy to talk numbers, and...

Hilarious National Park One-Star Reviews

When I visit a national park, I expect nature in all its glorious natural elements. Some people have different thoughts, though. Hard to believe some people leave a one-star review about nature being primitive, among other things. “It’s like a bigger version of...

Premier Rescues Happen Out of the Blue

How an adopted dog rescued our family. The ASPCA says approximately 4.1 million shelter dogs are adopted each year. Little did we know what adopting a little shelter dog would do for our family. It was 2009, and we were knee-deep in a home improvement project. You...

Demoralizing Rain Doesn’t Have to Bury Your Soul

Blue days come and go You’ve probably heard the children’s rhyme: “It’s raining, it’s pouring, the old man is snoring. He went to bed with a cold in his head and couldn’t get up in the morning.” Kids sing it when rain falls from the sky as a possibility of warding...

How Kids are Laughably Untrustworthy

Live, laugh, love I trust my kids implicitly. If you believe that, I have some swampland to sell you in Florida too. Kids, as we know, are not the most reliable sources of information. You want to trust them, but should you? Always trust kids, if you want the...

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