Trump

A 3-post collection

One Nation Under Trump, Hopelessly Divided

Not my president! Make American Great Again! Trump supporters are all racists! Liberals are all snowflakes who need safe spaces! Check out this headline! It says Hillary has a body double and is actually DYING. Also, she should be arrested! Donald Trump isn't human! He's actually just a troll standing on the shoulders of another troll! That's why his hands are so small! Plus he can't read! Wait, is this a blog post or your facebook/twitter feed? Remember when social media was used to share pictures of food/kids/pets along with statuses that at worst induced shame since social media generally captured our best moments of parenting/cooking/vacations/gym attendance. I mean, at the very worst a...

Fear: The Mind-Killer

As the tell-tale signs of a crisp fall begin to make the shortening days of rural Ohio more enjoyable, I am eagerly anticipating the joys of Winter. Winter is my least favorite of the four seasons, so I must focus on the things that make Winter enjoyable for me. I love playing Fox in the Henhouse in the snow with my kids just like my Grandmother did with her kids and my dad did with his. I enjoy using the snowblower to clear the sidewalks on my street. As a high school science teacher, I enjoy the occasional snow day off from school as much as any student. What I really look forward to doing during Winter is curling up...

The Kobayashi Maru: The Answer is "C"

Kobayashi Maru. Two words that you may not be familiar with unless, like me, you are a fan of science fiction movies. Specifically, Star Trek. The Kobayashi Maru is a test that Star Fleet cadets take during their training. The basic scenario is that a civilian ship is stranded in a neutral, or "no fly," zone inside of Klingon territory. The captain of the ship must try to find a way to rescue the crew of the stranded ship, but risks starting a war with the Klingons if they enter the neutral zone. If you saw either Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) or Star Trek (2009), then you know that The Kobayashi Maru is unbeatable. James T....