Time Flies!

I sat down contented on the first day of summer break. I closed my eyes, took a deep breath, looked up, and discovered, alas, it was already August. No matter who I talk to they say the same thing, “This summer flew by so fast! I declare, this seems like the shortest summer in my…

English Majors and Being Rich

Why write? It seems like such a simple past time, so why do it? Why pour so much energy into a pen down into a pad of paper? My friend Amalia wrote about encouraging young writers, she said, “I know several young writers–I am one!–and people don’t tend to encourage this ‘frivolous pastime’ we want…

The Reasons Why You Should Stop Thinking Today

You think thinking is mature? Well, maybe you should re-think your thinking habits. Thinking is now a thing of the past; ask anyone around you who’s young and you’ll promptly find that they don’t think. Not thinking is in style; being inane is a fabulous, downright impressive state of mind and should be encouraged, not…

Auf Wiedersehen; Photography Challenge; Week 52

This is the last week. I asked myself this morning what I would do now since I don’t have an assignment to take a photo every day, and I decided I may just keep up with the habit. That was the point of the whole challenge. Now that we’ve begun such daily doings, let’s not…