How much weight did I gain during this election? We won’t know until all of the pounds are counted

This election has been stressful, meaningful and full-full.

I have eaten a lot!

But exactly how much weight have I gained? In order to find out, I talked to the election analysts on television who broke it all down for me. Here is what they had to say:

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Don’t believe the lyes! A few important questions about liquid hand soaps

Like many people, I enjoy washing my hands.

Although to be clear, I don’t believe that most other people like washing my hands, they generally prefer to wash their own.

And in 2020, I have been washing my hands even more than usual. All of this hand washing, though, has caused plenty of hand wringing due to the handful of important issues involving liquid hand soap in the world today. 

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Happy New Fiscal Year!

Happy New Fiscal Year!

I’m so thankful that 2020 is finally over and that we can now move on to 2021. What a year it has been! I am ready to be done with that!

Now, just as with the calendar years, I realize that not everyone celebrates the new fiscal year at the same time. This date seems to be the most prevalent, though, so I thought it was appropriate to party like its 2021 today.

In order to get 2021 off to a great start, I put together some information on the New Fiscal Year here for you, along with some additional thoughts and New Fiscal Year’s Resolutions. Continue reading “Happy New Fiscal Year!”

Why don’t washing machines dry clothes? How did we get so many lids? And other important thoughts

Why can’t a clothes washer and a dryer be combined into the same device? Dishwashers clean and dry the dishes. Why can’t we do this with clothes, too?

While working from home recently, I’ve had extra time to focus on important questions and thoughts such as these, so I thought I should share a few of them here with you today. You are welcome. Continue reading “Why don’t washing machines dry clothes? How did we get so many lids? And other important thoughts”

Top 5 Tables

I appreciate a good table.

Tables are reliable, useful and, in most instances, stable. They are also incredibly underrated.

While, chairs, beds and even bars receive most of the attention, tables come to work every day and are always there for you if you want to sit down, eat a meal, play a game, do your homework or just set down the junk mail.

Tables are amazing! Plus, there are so many of them that you use every day! I’m happy just thinking about it! At the same time, I can’t tell you how often I hear someone say, “But, Nick, what is the best type of table?” Continue reading “Top 5 Tables”

Quarantine: A Novel Virus Novel

Note: In an effort to make myself write more often during this quarantine, I am writing a story that involves this whole crazy situation. It will hopefully be published regularly and will hopefully be somewhat interesting.

The quarantine had been hard on all of us, most of all my stomach.

The whole world had practically shut down due to the coronavirus, and everyone was reacting to the new reality. And just when I got used to that reality, that’s when I suddenly found myself battling for my life, my planet, and my beliefs about the Oxford Comma. Continue reading “Quarantine: A Novel Virus Novel”

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”

Turn signals should be named winkers, and other important thoughts

Did you ever notice how the names for everyday items often don’t make sense?

Or did you ever wonder about how winter clothing and cutlery seem to be related?

No?

Well, I have been pondering several of these incredibly important topics recently, and I thought I would share a few of them here with you today. Continue reading “Turn signals should be named winkers, and other important thoughts”