What does it mean to be a man? Do you wake up on the morning of your eighteenth birthday, that year we have designated as being close enough, and all of a sudden you have been transformed? At 18 we as a society have decided you are mature enough to fight in a war (though
The worst grade I got in college was a D, objectively a bad grade. I still got credit for the class, but probably it would have been better if I had just dropped and started again. Up until the final paper I had a high A – it was an intro to American history lecture.
California is a dry state. Dry in the sense that we don’t get loads of rain, we do plenty of drinking. There are a lot of parts of California so saying that it is just one thing is a bit of a generalization I know, and I am going to make the statement anyway. We
I have said it before but it bears repeating, and what with a holiday dedicated to giving thanks just having passed we might as well revisit the topic: gratitude is simple, and should be simply done. I think a lot of people get caught up on the idea that gratitude has to be for something
Where, you might ask, does the phrase “back in the saddle” come from? You might not ask because it is rather obvious but I am going to answer anyway. When you are riding a horse, or breaking a horse as the case may be, and the horse throws you off a significant amount of pain
The couple sat across the aisle and I noticed that an eye mask-ear plug combo device was on the floor by her feet. The nice thing to do was to point out that one of them had dropped their eye mask, which I thought, they might want for the longish flight we were waiting to
Appearances are not always what they seem. Duh. The big dog, for instance, who looks like she should be tough, and who in fact has the UPS delivery driver convinced that she is a killer, is afraid of noise. Specifically metallic noise (like the pot lid hitting the kitchen floor) and farting noises, the kind