Category: Things that make you go hmmm…

These are posts that are a result of my mind catching on something and me going…hmmm. It might be an old phrase, cliche, or a life altering idea.

Hung up the Phone!

When was the last time you “Hung up the phone”? Technology pays my bills.  Well, more like the fact that technology isn’t perfect pays my bills.  However, while technology changes our lives, we cling to old expression and idioms.  The…

Barrel of Monkeys

I spent my whole life hearing and using the term “More fun than a barrel of monkeys.” When we are young, we usually don’t question such things. I did…to the point of nearly driving me crazy. For a time, I…

Past and Present

I wrote a piece a couple of weeks ago called “If only I could go back…” that made the claim that you could not fold space and time. I think I discovered a scenario where this is possible. Last night…

If only I could go back…

Hardly a week goes by without hearing the phrase, “If only I could go back in time…” We all know it isn’t possible. I say this as an aspiring science fiction writer; I don’t believe it will ever be possible.…