On Our Life Goals

I’m going to give all my readers a little tough loving on this Two Way Hump Day. It’s about our life goals. I see so many people wandering through life with no intent and purpose and all I want to say is, “get it together.” Let me introduce you to someone. She’s a spunky gal.…

On Building an Identity in Our Superficial Culture

A few weeks ago, I posted an article titled, “On Building an Identity as Female Feminist.” In it, I wrote about societal pressures to express our identity through our appearance. It’s hard not to succumb to these pressures. I defined our identities as our personal views on the world around us. Our identities are what…

On Seashells

While walking the beach of Siesta Key, I’ve seen many, many seashells. It’s amazing how many wash up on the beach. Mostly what I think about when I see them is how much they hurt the soles of my feet. Sometimes a particularly beautiful one will catch my eye, though. I’ll pick it up and…

On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is not for another week or so, but it’s the first Wednesday of the month and that means I do an advice segment of “Two Way Hump Day.” I wanted to aim my bit of advice towards people who are single on Valentine’s Day. I’ve never been one to be cynical about Valentine’s…

On Thinking of the Words

I’m not going to lie; sometimes it’s hard to think of new things to write about every weekday. It’s not that there aren’t an abundance of ideas out there. I’m aware that I could be blogging every day for a million years and not even come close to unraveling all of the universe’s or even…

Timing is Everything in Comedy

“Timing is everything” is often repeated when talking about comedy. People talk about “comedic timing” and how certain beats within dialogue can add emphasis and make things much funnier. But, there’s another way in which timing is everything with comedy, and that’s societal timing. Certain sketches or movies are funny because of the time in…