After a weeks of suffering from seasonal-affective disorder, complimented by a slight depression concerning all things future-related, I've decided that perhaps life isn't so bad. Yeah, I'll concede, that for most of us, life can really suck. Every waking moment is spent searching for food or water. Never feeling peace of mind. Always vigilant, ready… Continue reading Life Isn’t So Bad
"Those who seek rest find boredom. Those who seek work find rest." I love that quote. In fact, I'll probably use it as my senior quote in next spring's yearbook. If you've ever worked hard and then enjoyed the sweet relief of free time, the quote sounds like an eternal truth. But there is a… Continue reading The Problem with Free Time
Think about freedom for a moment. Try to picture it. I always think of a blue bird flying at the base of a mountain without a care in the world. But what does it truly mean to be free? Next to democracy and love, freedom is undoubtedly one of the ambiguous words in the English… Continue reading What is Freedom?
Many libraries in the surrounding communities have had to be closed. Austerity cuts bite. My own local library, however, has managed to stay open, despite having to cut hours. The library will now be open for no longer than six hours each day and won't be open at all on Fridays. Man! Libraries are typically… Continue reading Wasted Space