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I Dream of Kubrick's Monolith

I dreamt of Kubrick’s monolith
appearing on earth
(and conspicuously avoiding all the major cities.)
It landed in Rolleston:
in the middle of a field, 163 more words



Tom Petty of “Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers” died on Monday.  It was the same day that dozens of people were killed by a lunatic with machine guns in Las Vegas, so Tom’s passing didn’t get as much attention as it might have.  335 more words


Stand up, Sit down...

(Fall 2017)

High school football fans have cheerleaders to help them cheer for the home team.  There are also some unauthorized cheers, and one of them ends with the phrase (and actions) “…stand up, sit down, fight, fight, fight!”  That cheer came to mind last weekend as the NFL National Anthem controversy continued. 354 more words


Social Media Freaks

Teens are in search of discovering their identity and independence. This is formed through connections and relationships with peers. Teenagers have always tried to seek ways to develop social connections outside of their home (Kidd, 2017, p. 636 more words

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It's Not Fair

I’m pretty sure I’ve written about this topic before, but I feel like it must be revisited.  Why?  Mostly because it’s a pet peeve, and you have to feed your pets. 403 more words


Origins : post-its (as Art)

I am a post-it-aholic. Total addict. So many pretty colours, sizes, shapes. All the possibilities. Small notes, important notes, page markers, lists, to organize thoughts and longer writings. 316 more words


March 22, 2228 Final Frontier

On this day in the year 2228, a boy was born to George and Winona Kirk. He would go on to become the youngest captain in Starfleet history but, before he could boldly go where no man has gone before, he had to have a name. 460 more words