Category: Blog

Blackhawks Record-Breaking Opener

The Chicago Blackhawks opened up their season the other night against the Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins in spectacular fashion. With old favorites and scoreboard impacting players returning to the ice in Hawks jerseys once again, fans got what they were hoping for and more. With Sharp and Saad returning to the Hawks, Saad's hat ...

Cubs Game!

I'm going to see my Cubs before the postseason starts! I'm going to the game tomorrow, bleacher seats at ole Wrigley Field. I haven't been to a Cubs game since spring training back when I was at ASU. I've been to the Wrigley Field bars many times, but usually not for a game. I've been ...

Good stories are hard to come by as a writer

I've started working on a new story. It's going to be a while before it's finished because I can't tell if it's going to be a short short story, a longer story, or possibly get pushed to becoming more. I've only just started and am not exactly sure what I want to happen with it, ...

Midnights…

I'm on a midnight rotation at work and people have differing opinions about it. Many people don't like it, others absolutely despise it because they can never seem to get enough sleep, and some don't mind it because they've figured out how to sleep a full eight hours during the day. Me, I'm in between. ...

When both of your teams lose…

Having gone to Arizona State and also being a Stanford fan, I was upset when both college football teams dropped it this week. I'm not a big football guy. Never played in high school. Never do the fantasy drafts or anything like that. But this season I was looking forward to college football and I'm ...

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Harry Potter / The Dark Tower

So, I'm reading the Harry Potter series at age 23. Well, sort of. I've finished the first two books, completing Chamber of Secrets just minutes ago, and I am planning to eventually finish the next ones. I've enjoyed them so far. I'm typically not a big fantasy, magical story type of guy, but the way ...

Writing Routines

All writers have a routine they use to boost their creativity, get the juices flowing, or to simply keep them writing consistently. Stephen King writes ten pages per day. James Joyce would write until he had the proper words, even if after a full day he only wrote one sentence. Ernest Hemingway would write 500 ...

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