A bit of a social detox

A bit of a social detox

I doubt I’ll ever take a complete social detox, but I’ve definitely pulled back from being as active on social media in the past several months. At some point, it became exhausting to be “up” all the time. And not necessarily “up”...
Potato

Potato

I have a weakness for potato chips. Other chips and snacks, sure, I like a lot of them. But potato chips? I can eat and eat and eat and eat and eat them and never stop. Except Salt & Vinegar, because they’re awesome, but your mouth feels raw if you eat too...
What is memory?

What is memory?

Memory is extremely unreliable. I heard this many times when I covered the police beat in South Florida, from the cops investigating crimes. Read it a lot in the true crime books I used to be addicted to. Heard it on all those crime shows I used to watch, once upon a...
Dear Diary: Maybe I should keep one

Dear Diary: Maybe I should keep one

I have never, ever, EVER been able to keep a diary or journal. I did have a notebook I wrote poetry and short stories in when I was a teen. I wrote a lot. But I never cared about writing down my actual thoughts and experiences on a daily basis. Or even a weekly basis....
Which would be worse? Skynet or Ultron?

Which would be worse? Skynet or Ultron?

Last night, as I got my older son to bed, I made a Skynet joke. This is when I realized I had neglected a huge part of his science fiction education, as he didn’t really know what Skynet was. I explained, and he told me that Ultron was obviously much more...