Life’s Silk Curtain Drops Ft. Brad – Common Sensibly Speaking

The Silk Curtain Drops (The Wolf Boy's Poem) The silk curtain gently drops The ticking of the clock stops The last glass of fresh water Last breath before the slaughter A fading smile from a loved child A million memories run wild All consuming lack of everything All-knowing void of anything Recycle ingredients, soul by … Continue reading Life’s Silk Curtain Drops Ft. Brad – Common Sensibly Speaking

Improve Your Blog While Minimizing Blog Suckage

"I love the way people talk crap. I hear it all the time. 'Overrated.' 'You suck.' I'll just do something to shut them up, like, 'I'll show you." - Bryce Harper A How-to Guide for Minimal Suckage Howdy, today we're talking about blogging and not just blogging, but sucky blogging. Not only sucky blogging, but … Continue reading Improve Your Blog While Minimizing Blog Suckage

A Beginner’s Guide to Blogging: Learn the Fundamentals

"These days, you have the option of staying home, blogging in your underwear, and not having your words mangled. I think I like the direction things are headed." - Marc Andreessen A Beginner's Guide to Blogging Today I'm writing for all of you newbies out there. Recently, I've noticed more and more brand new bloggers … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Blogging: Learn the Fundamentals

Five Hard Lessons That I’ve Learned As An Amateur Blogger

“But my way of writing is rather to think aloud, and follow my own humours, than much to consider who is listening to me; and, if I stop to consider what is proper to be said to this or that person, I shall soon come to doubt whether any part at all is proper.” ― … Continue reading Five Hard Lessons That I’ve Learned As An Amateur Blogger

The Power of Nature

"There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature." - Henry David Thoreau The Power of Nature Stress. Anxiety. Depression. Feelings of Helplessness. Feelings of Hopelessness. These are all too common symptoms of modern living. We all carry some burden of stress in our lives. The … Continue reading The Power of Nature

Discipline, Drive, and Self-Motivation

"Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all." - George Washington Discipline and Motivation I was speaking with a new blogger friend of mine, TMP, whom I've only recently met and we were discussing the subject of discipline on a post of his. … Continue reading Discipline, Drive, and Self-Motivation