In our society, we are never alone, not truly. We are always connected to others through our phones and social media. Sometimes this leads to us being lost in information without ever actually having a conversation. Unplugging isn’t the same as it used to be. Turning your phone off today while going for a drive, for many, including myself, means not being able to navigate … Continue reading Technology Timeout – Is It Too Late?
Nine movies in four days. That’s around 17 hours of movies spread over three days, and two hours on a fourth because of a projector malfunction. Harrison Taylor, author of SnowFlakeWithoutaCause and I were going for the perfect 19ish hours in three days, but the movie gods said no. We had one goal: watch all nine nominees and rank them. A task that’s easier said … Continue reading 9 Movies in 4 Days: A Look at This Year’s Best Picture Nominees
When Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey announced they were closing the big top, that was a wake-up call. As a young adult that was never allowed to go to the circus as a child, I was eager to see the show before I lost the opportunity forever. I very quickly looked up the remaining tour dates to check if they were coming to my … Continue reading Hello, Goodbye – My First and Last Trip to the Circus
From the time a child can talk they begin to make plans for their future. At the age of eighteen, they are expected to make those plans a reality and start down a thirty to forty year career. I went to college with a solid plan. I was going to go into radio broadcasting, more specifically I was going to look into sports broadcasting. … Continue reading Radio Broadcasting in the 21st Century