National Singles Day

Celebrating Singleness Yes, today is National Singles Day–a day that we are supposed to celebrate our “singleness.” First, I should say that I do enjoy my alone time. I sometimes drive to work with the radio turned off so I can think. I turn off the TV while I’m writing so I can concentrate, andContinue reading “National Singles Day”

Drumsticks, Social Butterflies, and Wallflowers

Brandon writes about different types of social personalities and how they function in group settings.

I’m Back

I appreciate all of the comments and well-wishes while I took a break from my blog. I am also thankful for all of the individuals who have remained followers. After more than a year, I would certainly understand if I lost some. Sometimes losing something or taking a break from it will help you toContinue reading “I’m Back”

Don’t Be Happy With Who You Are

“Be happy with who you are!” You’ve probably heard or been told this many times. What I’m going to say will be contrary to this, but try to be open-minded. First of all, I think it is good to be content with what you have. Constantly striving to get more, make more money, and neverContinue reading “Don’t Be Happy With Who You Are”

Do You Remember the Time…?

When you try to recall an event or you are asked about a time from your past, why are some memories more easily recollected than others? Significant memories are tied to physiological and/or emotional reactions. If you want to make memories that last, you must make as many connections as possible, whether visual, physical/kinesthetic, auditory,Continue reading “Do You Remember the Time…?”

Learning to Write Poetry

After sharing a recent poem, I was asked “Where did you get your inspiration for that?” My immediate answer was, “I don’t know; it just . . . came to me.” In a way, I felt this was true, but every action first begins with a thought, so I decided to break it down. ItContinue reading “Learning to Write Poetry”

“Gift Card”

I don’t normally post a blog on the weekends, and especially when I’ve already posted in the same week, but I was inspired by a writing prompt on MMA Storytime. When I was younger, I gave my dad T-shirts and underwear for Christmas. He is a farmer and these were practical gifts that he wouldContinue reading ““Gift Card””