Ten interesting Super Bowl facts

The name “Super Bowl” was reportedly derived from the name of a children’s toy used by the child of late Chief’s owner Lamar Hunt, a “Super Ball.” The franchise with the most NFL Championship appearances pre-Super Bowl has never been to a Super Bowl: The Cleveland Browns. The only team in NFL to go undefeated…

18 Practical Things I Learned While in College

This past semester of college has been a very rough go for me.  Those of you who are aware know that I am in the process of finishing my Bachelors in History, and to say it’s been a difficult road is an understatement.  There have been bureaucratic snafus, academic slips, and personal failings which threatened…

Mercury walks backwards into Scorpio – let the cluster#@*! begin!

For those who are not astrologically inclined, a retrograde is where a planet in astrology appears to be going backward when it really is moving forward. Retrogrades happen with all the planets, and usually come with some pretty annoying effects, but Mercury being the planet of communication and messaging, makes for an extremely messy backwards walk through the woods. For writers, such as myself, this can lead to all sorts of miscues, errors in judgment, and lapses in communication. When the retrograde is in Scorpio, so much stuff is cleaned out of the closet, so many skeletons and secrets are given fresh air, one often feels like a politician who just got caught with their esoteric pants down, so to speak.

Flash Fiction Friday will return this Friday!

Hello all! With my recent novel release and moving to my new townhouse, some things have slipped through the cracks.  Features you would usually find on this blog, such as “Idiot Spam Email of the Week” or “Flash Fiction Friday,” have fallen through.  My apologies are offered for this oversight. As an act of good…