Earlier this month Dove posted an ad that was deemed insensitive. It seemed to be a before and after with the before being a black woman and the after being a white woman, leaving the impression that cleansing would turn you from black to white. They apologized and made the typical statement about it not… Continue reading Thoughtlessness


What makes something essential? Yes, this thought is related to recent healthcare concerns and conversation, but I’m not asking what should be included in essential healthcare. I want to know what goes into determining if something is essential or not. For me the easy things to start with are those that are necessary to maintain… Continue reading Essential

Avis EZFUEL Sign

I know this is random and I over-analyze things, but I was going through the pictures on my phone earlier this week and came across this picture taken at an Avis airport counter. Read it. If I’m reading it correctly, it says they are going to add $14 to my bill for gas just in… Continue reading Avis EZFUEL Sign


The other day I was thinking in the car, which is a way of saying I was over-analyzing something simple and turning it into something difficult. The thoughts this time centered around forgiveness, specifically what it takes to forgive someone. So let’s start by having our friends at Webster define Forgiveness: the act of forgiving… Continue reading Forgiveness

Thoughts for 2007

Number 10 Life is sexually transmitted. Number 9 Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die. Number 8 Men have two emotions: Hungry and Horny. If you see him without an erection, make him a sandwich. Number 7 Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day;… Continue reading Thoughts for 2007