We take a lot of things for granted. Like food, water, shelter, art, this blog, the internet, our loved ones (there’s plenty of fish in the sea), etc. The list is endless. There is one entity, as unobtrusive as they may be, that we would be wise to appreciate. That is, if we know what’s good for us.

I’ll just go ahead and say it. Your mail carrier. That’s right. Your letter toting, frequently stopping, ill-designed-golf-cart driving mail carrier. You know, the one that is stopped on the side of an empty 35 mph residential street that ruins your experiment to see how fast your car goes. The one that is irrationally afraid of your Doberman named Pickles (He’s such a sweet little thing.) You know, the one that can never stay for tea. Yes, this unsocial, dog-hating, opponent of science must be revered, for they have more power than you can imagine. Continue reading


The Go Home Strategy

So one important thing about me is that I love games. Video games, board games, card games… name it, i probably like it and I am probably playing it right now. In particular, I have come to love Texas Hold ‘Em. I have only been playing for about 5 years and a lot of people say that it’s a game of luck, but I find that it’s more so a combination of skill and attitude. I find that if you want to play Hold ‘Em for more than a few games in your life, you have to really learn how to play it and the strategy involved. Continue reading