…spark joy

With about a month and a half of 2019 behind us, I know there are some out there who have already let those resolutions slide. Don’t worry, this is not a place for judgment. This Monday, I’d like to help with some new-year-slump motivation. And if your slipping resolutions had anything to do with organization,…

…Break Through

When “Wreck-It Ralph” came out in 2012, its success seemed unlikely. What place did a retro video game villain and a glitching, candy land racer have in Disney’s animated kingdom? It turned out that this unlikely duo was a perfect pair and their surprising and sweet story broke through any preconceived notions. In “Ralph Breaks…

…lol

A recent study by Missouri University of Science and Technology (good ‘ol MUST…who inexplicably choose to be known as Missouri S&T) found a link between time spent online and depression. The study specifically highlights the effect of chatting online with  mental health.  So, sitting alone in your room and chatting with people geographically removed from…

…dot your i’s and cross your t’s

“Am I ever really going to have to use this?” It’s a familiar refrain to teachers around the world. Every student at some point questions the real life applications of things they learn in school, not always so vocally, but the question remains. Well the jig is up guys. One of those so called“necessary skills”…

…Drop

American consumers, you have dropped the ball.  Or, actually, you dropped the television. The point is that as an army of mindless, boob tube watching drones, we are slacking off. Only 96.7 percent of American households own sets, that’s down from 98.9 percent. What has happened to cause this decline?  Have we suddenly discovered the great…

…Write It On The Wall

Lovers of the written word I’d like to thank you for putting up a great fight.  We did our best to preserve the language that we love so much. However, despite our best efforts the beginning of the end is upon us. Might as well start practicing our loling to help drown owt the gr8ing sound…