Opinion: Why I Gag On Romance Novels

Romance novels are incredibly popular today, seemingly to propagate faster than the celebrity rumor mill. Book stores have entire shelves dedicated to them and when you walk into local stores, romance is usually all you see. And yet, despite their apparent success, I can't stand to read them. Before you ask; yes, I'm single, no, … Continue reading Opinion: Why I Gag On Romance Novels

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens-And Its Many Pitfalls

Star Wars: The Force Awakens released in the U.S. on December 18, 2015 to a great deal of fanfare and acclaim. It quickly beat box office records by becoming the "highest grossing film in North America", and the "third highest grossing film of all time" (en.wikipedia.org). And yet--in the glow of all this acclaim--the movie … Continue reading Star Wars: The Force Awakens-And Its Many Pitfalls

Things You Shouldn’t Tell An Inexperienced Driver

I only have a driver's permit. Anyone who's been behind a wheel long enough knows that this means that I haven't been driving for long. Common sense would dictate accepting that such an individual won't have the skills of a more experienced driver and should be treated accordingly. I've found that--when it comes to my … Continue reading Things You Shouldn’t Tell An Inexperienced Driver