Run Away From the Border

Well readers, I finally got around to trying one of the breakfast items at Taco Bell this morning. It was the “Sausage Crunch Wrap”. It is one of their crunchy tortillas wrapped around a mixture of sausage, cheese, egg and hash-browns. Sounds decent to me, but I love breakfast and anything that goes along withContinue reading “Run Away From the Border”

Retro Album Review- White City: A Novel By Pete Townshend

Sometimes when a member of a very successful group releases a solo album, it runs the risk of being proportionally as good or proportionally as bad as the group’s work. This is not the case with White City: A Novel by Pete Townshend. It is a surprisingly solid record all the way through. With thisContinue reading “Retro Album Review- White City: A Novel By Pete Townshend”

The Days Gone By

Maybe I am feeling sentimental today or maybe it is the thoughts of Spring slowly creeping its way in that’s got me thinking of the past. The change of the seasons has always made me a bit moody and this year is no exception. I don’t want to go into this diatribe on how betterContinue reading “The Days Gone By”

All the World’s A Stage

Unfortunately the only performance is a giant tragedy that never seems to end. The actors are all done up with their make-up and grease paint and we the audience sit by the glow of our computer screens reading and watching as the play is acted out. There is no intermission, no chance to step awayContinue reading “All the World’s A Stage”

Is Pop Culture Really Culture?

To start off with, let’s define culture. According to Merriam-Webster culture is : “the act of developing the intellectual and moral faculties especially by education” or “the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations.” I use these two specifically to addressContinue reading “Is Pop Culture Really Culture?”

Video Game Review: Borderlands 2

Yes, I realize I am very late for the party. While everyone else is enjoying ” The Last of Us” I am reviewing Borderlands 2. Well 60 bucks for a new game is not feasible right now in the Lefty household, so I am gonna make due with what I have! 🙂 Don’t even getContinue reading “Video Game Review: Borderlands 2”

You Can Never Go Home Again

Well that is what people say anyway. I however, will be returning home in just a few days. This trip is becoming somewhat bittersweet for me. I am happy to see my family and friends, but I am sad with the state of my home. North Carolina although never the source for free-thinkers and non-mouthContinue reading “You Can Never Go Home Again”

This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Unemployment, school debt, wars, budget deficits and a lack of funding for our infrastructure has put our young folks in quite a pickle. Seems like our country doesn’t want to have it’s kids educated nor do they want them to have any sort of solid footing as they get out into the world. The recentContinue reading “This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things”