Power

Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely. Thomas Jefferson wrote that and if anyone was in a position of power for the United States, it was him. Power comes in many forms. There is the physical power of athletes who spend hours each day lifting weights and getting bigger and (hopefully) more powerful. Actors and actressesContinue reading “Power”

NIMBY

Here we go again. The global spotlight shines brightly once again on the United States as we stumble all over ourselves and try to find a solution to our growing population. It is not the normal 6% population increase of which I speak. We get there just by waking up in the morning. No, itContinue reading “NIMBY”

Making Magic

I was a good chef. Scratch that; I was a very good chef. Like all good chefs, I had my faults. I drank too much. I worked too hard. I ate the worst foods at the worst times. I had a short temper. I was tough on my staff. Although my talent and accumulated skillContinue reading “Making Magic”

As Charged

I am terrible at trying to hide guilt. My blogpost The Great Recess Caper of 1961 is proof of that. I would love to be able to claim some sort of far-reaching conspiracy for the legal “issues” I have endured, but the truth of the matter is that I was a dumbass doing dumbass thingsContinue reading “As Charged”

Despair

Despair is the emotion you don’t wish on anyone, or at least you shouldn’t. To take away someone’s hope is “the unkindest cut of all.”Sometimes it is the only thing left to take away from a person. That and personal pride, something I have always had way too much of. Despair is the emotion coveredContinue reading “Despair”