Opinions • Thoughts

Ideas & Excuses

“People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world is also
a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Way back in the early 1970s, unbelievable as it may seem now, no one wanted to make Star Wars. Or as it was originally titled: The Adventures of Luke Starkiller, as Taken from the Journal of the Whills, Saga 1: The […]

  • Me as a Colorado Rockies fan on Opening Day: "This is so exciting! I think they really have a chance this year!" 24 Hours Later: "Oh well. There's always next year I suppose." [...]

  • The smell of cut grass and hot dogs and mustard. The sound of leather on polished wood. The taste of cheap beer drunk from plastic cups. Bunting hanging from the eaves, a marching band, and jets flying in formation. The […]

  • The bridge is tall and narrow. It is made of metal constructed in a triangular pattern with rivets visible along its span. The suspension tower rises far into the sky, and the cables that keep the road suspended are thick, […]

  • Way back before the turn of the century (which is an extremely fun phrase to write) I and aspiring author, Justin Rickard, decided to start an independent, self-published magazine. It was called The Pythagorean. It was a melding of sorts […]

  • Reindeer are commonly associated with Christmas because of a certain individual that shows up at everyone’s house for a little light breaking and entering and cookie theft. But these animals are more [...]