You've probably heard the phrase "desensitized," but it's most often in terms of bad things. Like the guy who's seen so many gory movies he's no longer bothered by depravity. Or the sailor who barely even notices the casual F-bomb. The TV show "Friends" played with this when Joey and Chandler had watched so much … Continue reading Desensitized to Joy
Some people just don't want to enjoy their own holiday. This "Freakout" is a little lighter because pretty much every Christian gets behind Christmas (except for weird Charlie with his adamant exegesis that baby Jesus was born in June). Still, there are one or two complains that I felt like addressing because I'm unemployed and … Continue reading CHRISTIAN FREAKOUTS! Christmas!…Wait, Christmas? Really?
First off, Happy Thanksgiving to those of you so bored by the festivities that you're actually reading my blog. Much love! Well, you know what most of us bloggers are doing around this time: the same thing EVERYBODY IN THE ENTIRE BLEEDING WORLD IS DOING!!! Asking you what you're thankful for. And yes, it's Thanksgiving, so … Continue reading A Less-Lame Thanksgiving Post
I know that "technically," fall hasn't started and that "technically," it already has. The fall solstice is on September 23, so that's the "official" beginning to fall, but let's be honest, it's never that simple. Thousands of kids from 5 to 30 have already returned to school, so for them, summer is already over. That's … Continue reading Autumn, the Super-Happy Fun Slide of Awesome!