A few thoughts on fall, keyboards and pies in the face

Fall can mean many things to different people.

For some, fall is a time for reflection as we enjoy the fleeting days of warmth and sunshine with family and friends, and we prepare for the winter ahead of us with hope and joy.

For others, it’s a time to eat as much candy, turkey, pie and other foods as possible. Continue reading “A few thoughts on fall, keyboards and pies in the face”

Top 5 Items I Should Be Able To Do As An Adult But Can’t

I am able to fulfill most of the requirements of being an adult, but I still find myself failing at several basic responsibilities.

I am able to wake up with an alarm, go to my job, work around the house and handle most adult chores such as ridding the house of spiders, but I often end up struggling with a few basic items.

With that in mind, I worked with our judges to create this list of the Top 5 Items I Should Be Able To Do As An Adult But Can’t. Continue reading “Top 5 Items I Should Be Able To Do As An Adult But Can’t”

A few thoughts that run through your mind during a conversation

I enjoy talking, sometimes even with other people.

Often in these conversations, though, I find myself having a separate inner dialogue involving additional topics that keep popping into my head. While the inner debates are entertaining, they can make it difficult to also concentrate on the outward conversation, which occasionally causes problems like when I get lost in the discussion or accidentally volunteer to do something

Here is an examples of how the inner conversation might proceed when I am having a discussion with a group of people: Continue reading “A few thoughts that run through your mind during a conversation”

Unexpected consequences of Thanos’ plan to wipe out half of the universe

What would really happen if the Thanos character in the Avengers movie succeeded in his plan to wipe out half of the universe?

If you haven’t seen the movie after all of these months, then I’m betting you won’t care that I am about to talk about spoilers here. If you do care about spoilers, you should stop here and read several of my other posts about important topics such as toasters, toes or every kiss beginning with the letter k.

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An anonymous op-ed from the resistance inside of Nick’s House

As a low-level official in Nick’s House, I have decided to come forward to let you know that there is an active resistance going on behind the scenes.

We too have been disturbed by the hair-raising tails of Nick’s activities and we are working diligently to paws his actions in order to keep the house purring along smoothly.

For example, if Nick leaves papers on a table and I am worried that those documents may pose a threat, I will knock them to the floor. I have also been known to spill drinks on papers in times of emergency, and have even knocked plants on them if the situation warranted it. Continue reading “An anonymous op-ed from the resistance inside of Nick’s House”

What’s the deal with rhetorical questions? Read on for the answer (and additional pointless thoughts)

Life is filled with many great questions, such as “Why are we here?”, “Where is the restroom?” and “Can I really put three question marks in one sentence?”

I may not have the answers to all of those questions, but I do have some important information to share with you today.

Continue reading “What’s the deal with rhetorical questions? Read on for the answer (and additional pointless thoughts)”