Lining up in a mall doesn’t make sense

I’m all for social distancing, but I couldn’t figure out what the point was of having people line up outside of stores inside of the mall. The food court at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall on 9/5/2020 I had to make a run out to Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, NJ this weekend.Continue reading “Lining up in a mall doesn’t make sense”

I’m ready for another 4 years of more of the same

After 5 years of constant exposure, I think I’ve developed a tolerance for the hyper-sensationalized BS that passes for news now. Even with everything that’s going on this year, it doesn’t seem as bad as 2016 and I started wondering why. This year, we’ve had a global pandemic, an economic crash, and riots, but inContinue reading “I’m ready for another 4 years of more of the same”

Trying to Approach the Day with the Right Mindset

“Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty, ill-will, and selfishness – all of them due to the offenders’ ignorance of what is good or evil.But for my part I have long perceived the nature of good and its nobility, the nature of evil and its meanness,Continue reading “Trying to Approach the Day with the Right Mindset”

Thoughts on the 2020 Census Low Response Rate

Let me ask you this: if someone walked up to you in the street and offered you $1,091, would you say “No thanks”? According to a George Washington University report, every person that failed to respond to the 2010 Census cost their state an average of $1,091 dollars. People complain about their communities all theContinue reading “Thoughts on the 2020 Census Low Response Rate”

Baking flaky biscuits for two in cast iron

As a kid, when we visited my grandmother in Georgia on the weekends she would make biscuits from scratch. Biscuits and bacon gravy. I always looked forward to eating breakfast there. It was like having a feast every week and different family members would show up each weekend. I’d still be going to her houseContinue reading “Baking flaky biscuits for two in cast iron”