It's a rainy Sunday afternoon, the last day of September, bringing to a conclusion the first month of my year in New Orleans. 1/12th of a year over and where am I?Time goes slow in these first few months. On one hand, as each day passes in which I haven't landed a permanent job (well, … Continue reading September is over.
Matthew 20:1-16 “1For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard. 3 “About nine in the morning he went out and saw others standing in the marketplace … Continue reading Selfish Children
"Corporations are people." If you're like me, just hearing that phrase trips your gag reflex. It's so clearly not true that it boggles the mind that it gets said with a straight face. Corporations are corporations. People are people. I mean, who ever heard of making Soylent Green out of Corporations? It's preposterous.
I'm not going to waste a lot of exposition here. You've heard about Joseph Kony now. You've seen the video (or, you know, the first ten minutes, then skipped to the end) and posted it to your Facebook wall. And then, a day after you mustered up the courage and integrity to do what everyone … Continue reading Joseph Kony and “Entitled Salvation” (Again)
I guess it's time to stop pussyfooting around the question with coy non-answers. I've already been letting people know for a couple weeks, so I might as well make it official here. The eighth city out of ten will be: New Orleans I've been eying the city with great interest for quite some time now, … Continue reading Where Next?
I could write a blog post right now, but I think I should just let Louis C.K. say it for me. He says it so much better: "If it's free I can't fucking afford it."
One of the most prominent novelists of his age, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote what some consider the definitive American novel, yet gnawing at the edge of his talent was an addiction that would eventually overshadow his greatest achievements.
Myopic With my current job soon to expire, I'm out there beating the streets (and the internets) looking for work. I've turned in probably 30 applications and/or resumes over the past month, and I will continue to do so as long as I haven't found anything. One glaring hindrance when looking for work is the … Continue reading Google, You Are Fucking My Shit Up