Synaptic Leaps

If your commute takes longer than ten or fifteen minutes, you may find your mind wandering. Countless thoughts will go tripping across your gray matter. Some may surprise you or leave you laughing out loud. In any case, driving to and from work is an adventure, but...

The Triple Whammy

People fall back on a couple of tried and true sayings when things go awry. One of the truisms is almost too cute. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Making lemonade is all well and good, but in some situations, you might be drowning in the sweet and tart...

Playing Chicken

  Life is little more than a game of chance. A fate which affects all living things, flora and fauna alike, including the sometimes rational animals (also known as humans). The battle for survival is constant and at times exhilarating.  Ask any thrill seeker....

Subtlety vs. Rusty Scalpel

Are you inclined toward verbal slicing and dicing, without bloodshed? Or, do you prefer to couch what you say in clever or unique phrasing? Then euphemisms could be your go-to mode of communication. Saying what you mean can get you in trouble especially if the words...

Jobs We Love and Hate

Is your posterior rooted to the parental couch? If not, then in all probability by the age of twenty-five you have had several jobs. Thanks to Uncle Sam, take home pay for beginner jobs was less than expected because he took a cut of the action. However, the point of...