The goat walked down the path and looked carefully from side to side. It was only a goat, and the world was ever so big. Every tree seemed to spring forward with alarming force. The leaves were angry fists, shaking in the wind. Even the wind whispered warning, and the sun was a spotlight on … Continue reading Sacrifice the Goat (Part 1)
I am running for president in 2020. I will dominate and destroy all opposition. Anyone who thinks about running should consider themselves lucky that they are getting this advance notice of my impending occupation of our nation's highest office. Upon winning, I will paint the White House red (literally), make Mr. Feeny the Secretary of … Continue reading Hesitant President
Origin story Why did you start your blog? Is that still why you blog, or has your site gone in a different direction than you’d planned? Faithfool. That's how I came to write this blog. I was becoming disenchanted with the narratives presented that characterized Jesus. I felt that neither the secular nor the religious … Continue reading In the Beginning- Day 28ish
Circles rotate vaguely and without color, There is indistinct comfort in the certainty of their dull direction, They swirl without stirring, hurl without impact Then, the tightness comes. In the chest. Grimace: Worry, concern, faster, fear, anger, Faster, Sweat, Tears, Blood. Small circles, compact discs, pulsing dots, points of light. Spinning like blades, screaming with … Continue reading In the Sky
Pat on the back Tell someone you’re proud of just how proud you are. This can be read two ways. Scenario 1: You are kindly reinforcing the pride you feel in another individual. Scenario 2: You are telling someone about your satisfaction with your arrogance. If those two scenario assessments don't make sense, read the … Continue reading 365: Day 26- Proud Papa
State of your year Write up a mid-year “State of My Year” post. Hello, America. Good to be back in front of you again. The year is racing by faster than Hussein Bolt on his way to the restroom after eating Taco Bell. There was a small presidential election this year, but it went by … Continue reading 365: Day 25- Let’s get this party Stated
Drawing a blank When was the last time your walked away from a discus- sion, only to think of The Perfect Comeback hours later? Recreate the scene for us, and use your winning line. Ah, yes. The perfect comeback. My mind jumps to Seinfeld and the Jerk Store. Look it up on Youtube if you … Continue reading 365: Day 24- But what am I?
Life after blogs Your life without a computer: what does it look like?
From A to Z Create a short story, piece of memoir, or epic poem that is 26 sentences long, in which the first sentence begins with “A” and each sentence thereafter begins with the next letter of the alphabet. A day in the life of Danielion is a day in the life of Danielion. Big … Continue reading 365: Day 22- ABigCatastrophe
Back to school If you could take a break from your life and go back to school to master a subject, what would it be? This is a beautifully ironic prompt in so many ways. First of all, mastering a subject is a ridiculous concept. Look at me, I am a math master; I know … Continue reading 365: Day 21- Back to School