Month: August 2016

A Note on Profanity

A Note on Profanity: It’s a Complicated Topic

When I sat down to write this post about profanity, I had a very clear picture of the idea I wanted to convey. The singular idea was that we provide words power. A word is just a word. A phrase is just a phrase. It is the speaker and the receiver who give a word …

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Weekend Coffee Share

Weekend Coffee: Contemplating a New Genre

Today is a two cup of coffee day. Not because anything is wrong. Not because I was out late last night. Not because I’m overly sleepy or cold. It just seems like a wonderful morning to relax with a cup of coffee. And I wasn’t done relaxing after my first cup was empty. So, with …

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Clearly, I’m Not Cool

Celebrities are people, right? They may be more well-known because of their profession, but still just people. It’s a little silly to get star struck over seeing another person. I wouldn’t act weird around a celebrity. I would be cool. Then this happened: My ticket is scanned and I walk into the venue. A program …

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The Unexpected Benefit of Tubeless Toilet Paper

For years the cardboard tube in the middle of a roll of toilet paper has confounded us. The empty tube has little use and is often discarded unless you are crafty or have kids. What do we do with it? Toilet paper manufacturers responded by creating tubeless toilet paper and advertise it as a way …

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