Plates… Lots of Plates

I had every intention of continuing my story quickly, but I haven’t. My apologies for those who were paying attention (not that you’ll see this for a while, unless you’re REALLY dedicated). I’ve got lots of things going on right now —...

Luminous Meanderings, a Journal of an Enlightened Mind

[This work is something I recently wrote for a small internet publication that didn’t get picked up, so I’m posting it here.] “I should be in charge. That self-righteous idiot who claims to know everything about ‘everything’ pulled a fast one on me, caught...

The Long-Forgotten Ideal

I love my country. I love knowing for what She has stood over the last 234 years. She has been a bastion of liberty and hope for mankind in the political sphere. Her beacon of freedom has shone throughout the world as a reminder of the promise of Man. With all of her...

The Coolest Toy — EVER!

As I was driving home earlier today, I engaged in a seemingly too-frequent act of self-obsessed pondering about my lack of cool “toys”. Many of my friends and many more acquaintances have all those new gadgets and time-wasters/savers that seem to be all...

Hero

I want to be a hero. Doesn’t everyone? Granted, some claim to want to be a “villain” or “anti-hero” — usually so they can get what they “want” — but most people (in their right mind) seem to want to be a hero. Why...