Electronic Cigarettes?

Introduction Recently I decided to quit smoking, for good.  I have “quit” on many occasions for varying lengths of time using a number methods.  My most successful attempt lasted for over three years, cold turkey.  It seems, though, that the

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Donnie Darko – An Interpretation

I know that this subject has probably been beaten into the ground by numerous people, blogs, etc. But for some reason I felt compelled after watching the movie again this week to write up some of my thoughts on how to interpret it. Let me preface this post by saying two things. First, I assume you have seen the movie so I am not going to write a synopsis of it, and consider this your spoiler alert.

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Too Smart

When I was very young, some time around third grade, my teacher must have seen something in me. She requested that I have an I.Q. test administered. My parents didn’t tell me what I scored at the time, but I knew it had to be pretty good because I was immediately placed in a program my school had which was called the “gifted” program.

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But its got a compass!

I want a Red Ryder carbine-action, 200-shot, range model air rifle with a compass in the stock, and this thing which tells time.

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The jobs no one wants.

Sometimes when I go to Wendy’s, I am met at the drive through window by someone unexpected – a person of middle age. Every single time this happens, which is quite often, I wonder to myself; “How did this person wind up here?”

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