The Mind’s Spam Folder

The Mind’s Spam Folder

At last glance one of my email spam folders had over 400 unopened emails. I rarely remember to visit the spam folder. When I do visit it, I occasionally am surprised to find a relevant email from someone I know, but most of the time the emails live up to their label:...
The Worst Noel

The Worst Noel

It’s the Christmas season. And, it wouldn’t be a Christmas season without the Christmas carols. By the way, can we slow down a bit with the carols? Do we really need to start them the first day of November? I mean, it’s cool to hear Idina Menzel and Michael Buble sing...
Put Your Hope in the Chicago Cubs!

Put Your Hope in the Chicago Cubs!

1908. It’s been 108 years since the Chicago Cubs last won a championship. The Cubs were repeat champions in 1908, having won the World Series in 1907 as well. You wonder if fans at the time thought: “we’ve created quite the dynasty here. I see us winning several more...
Life Lessons from Pop-tarts

Life Lessons from Pop-tarts

Slow down, you move too fast. You’ve got to make the morning last.                                                                                                              -Simon and Garfunkel One of my favorite comedians, Brian Regan, makes this fastening...
Real Life Fortune Cookies

Real Life Fortune Cookies

I love Chinese food because of the fortune cookies. Have you ever eaten Chinese food without receiving a fortune cookie at the end? It feels incomplete and deceptive. I sometimes wonder if I eat Chinese food more quickly than any other meal, as I excitedly consider...