My Thoughts

Cub Fans of all levels accepted here

A fan of any team has a story of how they became a fan. A parent or grandparent who was a fanatic and watched every game on TV, an uncle who took them to their first event, or even just following the community or their playground friends by cheering

Tony's Test Anxiety

The clock turned and twisted as it marked the passing seconds. Seconds at times an eternity but now spinning off the clock and into the drain near the fish tank. Drip, drip, drip went the seconds, down, down, down the drain. The fish, Neptune by name

Exorcise Your Computer

According to some sort of report given by some sort of prestigious newspaper, 25% of the computers in the United States have been physically abused by their users.  I find this alarming.  Anyone who has dealt with a computer knows that the inanimate

A Toast at the First Thanksgiving

A toast at the first Thanksgiving: “Here we sit today in America, giving thanks to all that God has given us. Last year we set sail for this new land, but our boat leaked. We then fixed the leak, and set sail again, but it still leaked, and upon fixi

Trapped in the Library Labyrinth

Here I sit in the university library like a misplaced book.  I have no clue where I am.  I’ve tried retracing my steps, but that just lead to more unfamiliar territory.  If you read this message, please be aware that I am sending it from a computer s

Cult Classics - An interview with Dan Mirvish

Movies like the Killer Tomato four-part trilogy ( Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, Return of the Killer Tomatoes, Killer Tomatoes Strike Back, and Killer Tomatoes Eat France), Pulp Fiction, Mystery Science Theater 3000, and Fargo are viewed as cult cla

As The World Groans Episode III

It is now time for another As the World Groans. When we last left Barnes, he had poisoned his mother Mrs. Gilgor and revealed that his fiancée Lisa was actually his mother’s arch nemesis Heather, who had killed three of Mrs. Gilgor’s husbands, includ

Public Displays

Call me old fashioned, but I am one who strives for decency. If it is not in the bath or Sistine Chapel, it must have clothes on. I, am, of course talking about art and human decency. Where is the fine line between art and smut? To me, if some­thing

My Thoughts Editorial - Why Worry?

This editorial does not necessarily reflect the view of any of its advertisers or even author. It seems to be of concern that the environment of our planet is going down the tube. We seem to blame ourselves for the devastation in the rain forests, de

Simplify

Simplify. Interesting word. Simple comes from the Latin word simplus, meaning one or single. Simplify, divided, is simple and -ifj. -Ify meaning, "to make," in this case, to make simple. This word is also interesting to me because to sim­plify seems

Big Brother

It has been a while since I've come forth with a conspiracy theory, so I figure it is due time I come forth with a conspiracy theory. Upon coming forth with my conspiracy theory, I must remind you that these conspiracy theories that I come forth with

My Thoughts Editorial - Easter

This editorial does not necessarily reflect the views of the author, distributor, or advertisers of this fine column. Another holiday season is upon us. Churches are deco­rating, people are fasting, and stores are stocking up on candy to end a forty-

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