The Frayed Rope

In class we had an assignment in which we were supposed to come up with a short story based off a writing prompt. For this one, the prompt was to write a story that features suspense centered around a rope that was slowly snapping without focusing the story entirely on it. This is what I came up with. It’s a fucking bummer, but I still love it. It reminds me a lot of things I felt in my childhood. Enjoy(?).

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Dreaming to the Center of the Earth

A dream I had last night:

I was laying on the couch in my tiny condo. It was day time. Light was shining in through the windows as the blinds were up. I think I was taking a nap.

Suddenly there was a vibration. The house started to shake a bit. Things fell off the wall, the needles on the little pine we have left over from Christmas scattered everywhere. Then I was hit with this feeling like I was on an elevator going down. Continue reading

Pandering to the Crowds

This is going to be an incredibly short post and, honestly, I am already aware it’s a faus pas but I wanted to post this.

I have a child, I have a job, I have school. My mind is everywhere and, honestly, I’m having the hardest time thinking of blog things to write about.

What do you, the reader, want me to write about? Throw things at me. Current topics, silly things, dumb questions. I don’t care. Throw them at me. Go.

What’s He Really REALLY Thinking?

My wife was recently at the doctor’s and, as always, they give out magazines en masse. Most of the time these are the kind of thing that we feed directly to our trash can overlord but, for some reason, my wife cracked open one of them and found an “article” she wanted to show me. The magazine is called Countdown and it contained an article called The Last Word: What’s He Really Thinking? written by an unnamed author (possibly to save her the embarrassment of having this snapped to her name. Continue reading

My Two Cents on the Celebrity Photo Hack Scandal

So, as most of the internet is aware, recently someone hacked things like iCloud and managed to steal the nude photos of several celebrities, throwing them around on the internet like so much damaging confetti.

And because of the magnitude of how many photos of so many people were released, the internet has gone absolutely insane about this. Continue reading