It seems that the world keeps running because people have the ability to reliably and consistently complete assignments. Clearly, the steady completion of tasks is important. People need money, so they get jobs. People need housing, so houses get built. People need to eat, so they prepare food.Read More The Many Struggles Of A Goal-Oriented Person
Emmy laid flat with her head firmly against the ground. The dirt was on her ears and cheek, but she didn’t seem to notice, or at least she didn’t care. She was fixated on a single point. Her eyes strained. She was looking for the slightest hint of green on that brown patch of earth.Read More The Seed That Changed Our Lives
There’s no easy way to say it. All of us must come to terms with the undeniable fact that the sun, one day, will stop providing its life-giving heat and light to this planet.Read More are we made of star stuff? (a pseudo-review of ‘outer wilds’)
You can also listen on YouTube I approached the cabin by a trail not well-traveled. My boots made steady imprints in the leaves. Old trees, dull and gray, lurched at me from every direction. I marched slowly on. I was happy to be alone for just a little while so I could think and ponder. […]Read More The Cabin (a story of guilt and courage)
Game Title: SubnauticaCompletion Date: November 2021System: PlayStation 4Completion Time: 40 hoursMy Completely Subjective Score: 9 out of 10My One-Sentence Review: A frightening exploration of the deep, dark ocean, this game crafts a captivating story that will keep you interested until the end I’m really not sure if it’s just me, or if everyone else is […]Read More Is Survival Worth It? (A Pseudo-Review Of Subnautica)
The wagon bounced down the well-worn path, winding through the dense trees. Their leaves had begun their metamorphosis from green into orange and red hues. My arms wrapped around my son and my daughter. I would tell them that it was to keep them safe. Of course, that was a ruse. I would never miss […]Read More The Walk
The following is a pseudo-review of the video game Persona 5. Enjoy. Game Title: Persona 5 Completion Date: August 2021 System: PlayStation 4 Completion Time: 120 hours My Completely Subjective Score: 8 out of 10 My One-Sentence Review: A classic JRPG with a few twists to keep the formula fresh; Believable characters that you will […]Read More What I Learned From Persona 5
The following is a short story inspired by recent world events. . . . If we lived in a different world, one with no evil or malice, with good-will for mankind, then these things would be unthinkable. But that’s not where we live, and that’s not how things are. At least not yet. And so, […]Read More A Better Life
Game Title: Super Metroid Completion Date: sometime in 1995 (maybe?) System: SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System) Score: 10 out of 10 Gosh, I’m tired. I’ve very recently decided to make a few changes in my life. My wife and I made the (smart?) decision to eat healthier and to exercise. Of course, we’ve always tried […]Read More We Are Not Machines: A ‘Super Metroid’ Game Review
It was a lazy day in late July. It had become evening, and it was very still on the lake. Not even a ripple showed. The quiet chitter and chirps of the wildlife could be heard on the edges of the shore, hidden by thick and luscious bushes and trees, their leaves a dark, healthy […]Read More True Love
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