A few thoughts on the current state of life in a completely different world

The coronavirus has completely changed life as we know it.

While I don’t want to downplay the seriousness of the situation, I did want to offer a few thoughts on some of the odd changes I have noticed:

  • I can’t stop singing Happy Birthday to myself every time I wash my hands. I don’t even realize I am doing it now, and when I am done I tell myself “Happy Birthday!”
  • Can you imagine how weird it will be to sing Happy Birthday at birthday parties from now on? We’ll all feel like we have to wash our hands as soon as we start singing.

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A few words can mean a lot

It’s amazing how just a few simple words can have such a big impact.

I was thinking about this the other day after someone I didn’t know made a few very nice remarks about my writing. It probably was just a small comment to her and she didn’t think anything about it, but for me it was monumental.

“You read that? And you liked it? Wow,” I thought to myself. “Is this a trick? No, it’s just awesome. This is one of the best moments ever.” Continue reading “A few words can mean a lot”

Get out of my dreams, get into my blog – A few thoughts on the magic of Billy Ocean

When people today discuss the great oceans of the world, too often they fail to mention the most majestic of them all, Billy.

Sure, the Pacific Ocean may cover 63 millions square miles and sustain life, but how many Top 5 hits has it had?

I grew up a fan of cheesy 80s music and have always loved Billy Ocean. Not enough people seem to recognize his greatness, though, so I wanted to share a few thoughts with you about the magic of this fun and amazing artist. Continue reading “Get out of my dreams, get into my blog – A few thoughts on the magic of Billy Ocean”

Here’s what Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should do next

While much of the world seems to be wondering what Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will do next, I would like to offer them a solution.

They are welcome to join my family.

Recently, the Royal Couple announced that they would distance themselves from the Royal Family and would work toward becoming financially independent. I think this sounds very good for them, and I admire them for making this big decision.

Since it is such a monumental change, though, I think they may need some help. And after carefully studying the situation, I am confident that joining my family makes the most sense for them.  Here are a few reasons why: Continue reading “Here’s what Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should do next”