1. Chasing Brett

    When I was fourteen years old, I fell in love for the first time with a boy named Brett. He was fifteen, handsome, and tall, with silky black hair. He looked a bit like a muscular Steve Perry—frontman for the band, Journey. At the end of the summer—that summer of my first love—Brett and his family moved to Florida. I never saw him again.

    Brett and I never kissed or even dated. Too many obstacles kept us from hooking up. First off, he was my boyfriend Scott's best friend. They had ...

    Updated October 18, 2014 at 09:48 PM by realitybites

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    Atheism , Polemics , Life, Family , Random Cultural Things , Religion and Philosophy
  2. Just Picked

    Penelope and Sid look like little Christmas trees with bright red bulbs.

    Yesterday afternoon...








    Just picked these this morning...

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  3. Netflix is a Dangerous Drug

    Netflix: no breaks; no commercials; no pauses to go pee; no opportunities to defocus—just one episode after another—binge-watching on the cheap. With a trial subscription it's free for thirty days. Thirty free days to get you hooked. Once hooked, your endless drug supply will cost a mere $7.99 a month. That is less than 30 cents a day for all the TV shows and movies one can ingest. Is there a cheaper drug on the market? Doubtful.

    I spent the last few days in a daze-induced Dexter ...
  4. The Boy Can Dance

    A lot of men can't dance—either because they are uncoordinated or self-conscious. Or both. Some do dance but not very well. They are stiff and/or unoriginal. But hey, more power to them—at least they are out there trying. Then there are professional dancers who are highly skilled athletes. But that gets old after a while as it looks so choreographed.

    Then there are the naturals. These guys got the moves. They shake and groove effortlessly—like butterflies fluttering across the sky. ...

    Updated September 29, 2014 at 12:52 AM by realitybites

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    Music , Life, Family , Random Cultural Things
  5. Tomato Blasphemy, Gardener Weeping!

    Was just at my local market. Look at what I came across...




    That is right. Large tomatoes selling for 3 lbs for 99¢!




    I couldn't resist buying a bunch...




    All these ...

    Updated September 24, 2014 at 09:04 PM by realitybites

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    Life, Family , Science , Random Cultural Things
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