This is the number one reason you need to keep a journal

Every once in a while I’ll go back through my old journals, specifically my journals from the last 4 + years (this is also out of convenience – I can’t seem to find my older ones). This is a sometimes entertaining, but often terrifying experience. Why? Because there are times where I read the things…More

O Holy… Monday?

My wife anticipates the Christmas season the same way I anticipate the start of the Premier League. Once Halloween has passed, she’s full steam ahead on the Polar Express (my near dozen trips from the attic to bring down her Christmas decorations are proof of this), and nothing stops that train until at least January…More

Give Thanks

I believe most of us would agree that 2020 hasn’t been the year that exactly inspires gratitude. There’s no need to recap the seemingly endless parade of catastrophes, frustrations, setbacks, and pitfalls that all have experienced so far this year. These setbacks, frustrations, and pains have been all of the magnitudes imaginable – and yet…More

Nolan, Time, and Tenet

Christopher Nolan is obsessed with time. Of the ten theatrically released films he has made, six revolve around one or several main gimmicks: Time itself is the major driving factor in the plot of the film. The structure of the film is presented in a nonlinear way. Time is a heavily focused upon element within…More

Fear Not, For I Am With You

  Fear seems to be the dominant emotion to all of the things going on in the world right now. With civic unrest, the COVID-19 pandemic, and general cultural instability seemingly hanging in the air like a nasty smog, a lot of people have been responding with fear and anxiety. I have been one of…More