On Protagonists and Promotions

Today is my last day of my first "grown up" job. I can't count the number of times I've started to write something about this job only to slam on the breaks. It isn't exciting. It isn't exotic. It isn't heart-pounding. As a matter of fact it is often boring, stressful, and annoying. No one …

The Wonderful World of Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

As a teenager I wasted many a weekend on video games. The vivid imagery and story lines kept me coming back Saturday after Saturday. If there was a side-story to be explored, I took it. Any random request from an auto-simulated villager, I was there. A way to change your uniform, I found them all. …