Month: June 2015

The Byron Hillbilly

After work late Friday morning, I stopped to get a few groceries. As a treat for behaving myself with my diet all week, I bought a small bag of soft red licorice – one of my favourite things in the world. I popped a couple of pieces in my mouth and hit the road for home.  …

Fraudulent Bogus Idiots

I don’t always have sympathy for people who have been taken in by scams. It really depends on the type of ruse. If it appeals to someone’s latent sense of greed, I can turn to cold stone. An example would be the many pyramid schemes that wend their way through groups of ladies who lunch. The ones who get in on it early make a ton of cash and the late-comers lose bigtime when the whole thing collapses as it always does. That’s not only selfish, it’s illegal. …

Just Do It

My favourite motivational video is actually part of a student project actor Shia LeBeouf recently made. I’ve only seen this minute-long, insanely intense call to arms for following one’s dreams. …