To our detriment, we have (collectively) ignored the wisdom of our Founding Fathers, and today the stability of our Republic is at risk. Because of our inaction, the U.S. populace has become even more susceptible to anarchist propaganda from across the spectrum: The media, the alt-right, the alt-left, the democrats, the republicans, the religious zealots, you name it.Read More America Has Finally Lost Its Way: If the Federal Government Can’t Save the Republic, Who or What Can?
Feels natural to have the keys dip down like a valley, which is–so far–arguably better than a flat keyboard. Of course, I’m not typing at my usual 130 words a minute, but I hope I’ll get there soon.Read More Trying out the Kinesis Keyboard (Brief Entry)
Words are not needed, except that and this one.Read More The Perplexities of Life (Poem)
Two days ago, I started researching different careers. I went through a list of 1,388 possible jobs, which took me over sixteen hours to do.
What did I attain from that experience? A greater appreciation for my current job as well as ideas on how to improve my business.Read More 1,388 Jobs Later & I Still Haven’t Found Anything Better (Short Entry)
Dating is like a roller coaster: You get tired of it after a while.
I’m at that point in my life where I feel as if I’ve ridden this ride too many times. I no longer feel sad or happy. I just file away the memories and start anew.
In the beginning, it was all about me, me, me–about what I lost or what could have been. Now I’m just a fountain of sincere well wishes.Read More The Older I Get, the Less I Seem to Care.
What frightens me the most is the prospect of ceasing to exist. That encapsulating darkness ensnaring my body. That retreat into the abyss as my eyes force themselves shut. That sense of “not knowing” the fate of everything. Sometimes it terrifies me, and sometimes it doesn’t. Just depends on my mood.Read More Death Doesn’t Have to Be the End–But for Now, It Is (A Personal Reflection)
Did they think I was desperate for a job?
I’m not. I know my worth. If the company pretends not to need a position filled, then I’ll gladly withdraw my application from further consideration. And that’s what I did. I politely declined several job offers and ignored the rest on account of their lack of professionalism.
My philosophy is this: If a company doesn’t respect your time nor reciprocates your level of professionalism, forget ’em.Read More Wisdom of Knowing How and When to Quit (A Personal Reflection)
Perhaps you’ve heard the story of the man who fired a bullet through his floor into a neighboring apartment, or the Texan congressman whose skull was pierced by celebratory gunfire, or the boy who was killed by a bullet fired from two miles away, or the gunman who randomly shot an elderly man on the street in broad daylight?
So many ways to die if one isn’t careful, and even if one is careful, no guarantee he or she will return alive from such encounters.Read More Finding Happiness in My Existential Nihilism. A Reflection on Death.
I didn’t drive much when I was overseas. The city I lived in had an adequate public transportation system, though every once in a while I could hear a train derail.
But when I do get the chance to hit the road in my car, I go to DEFCON 1 (maximum readiness).
It’s a miracle that I have never been in an accident.
There were a number of close calls, though.Read More Why Are Drivers so Bad? Stories & Tips on Avoiding Catastrophic Collisions.
Basically it’s all about writing what people want to read. If you can write something that people want to know, then they’ll naturally flock to your blog. From there, you can capitalize on your readership through paid advertisements. Simple enough, right?Read More Creating a Successful Blog: Not Worth It (In My Opinion)