The Five-Second Rule for Bloggers

Photo by Min An on Pexels.com Ready, Steady, Go! You’ve got five seconds to start writing your post. And then five seconds to keep on writing. There’s no stopping for more than five seconds. Words should keep on flowing at all times.  At all costs.  Even at the cost of hiborrle sellping makistes that would make … Continue reading The Five-Second Rule for Bloggers

Weird Chocolate Shapes My Kids Want for Easter

Gratisography’s done hiding chocolates. For Easter, we make our own chocolate shapes; it’s a family tradition. But this year, we made a mistake; we asked the kids which shape they wanted. Chocolate bitcoins Okay, that’s my fault. I’ve been talking way too much about bitcoins during family dinners. The kids got excited and said chocolate … Continue reading Weird Chocolate Shapes My Kids Want for Easter

The Trickster and the Influencer

Photo by DreamLens Production on Pexels.com What a beautiful set of abs and what a splendid smile!Such a wonderful personality should be a model for all to see.Did you think of opening an Instagram account?Your perfection could be an inspiration for the masses to follow.And my Instagram mastery course is only $19.99.

On the Dangers of Association With Ourselves

Source: What Should I Do? In his 103rd letter from a stoic, Seneca warns us about the dangers of association with our fellow-men. He cannot find words strong enough to describe the everyday dangers coming from them. “There’s no evil more frequent, no evil more persistent, no evil more insinuating.” Seneca’s answer to this threat … Continue reading On the Dangers of Association With Ourselves

What It Was Like to Be a Grandchild at a Top Grandma Company

That's my favorite Grandma, Rodnae. I worked as a grandson for eighteen years at a top Grandma company. Perks included extra-pocket money, additional Christmas presents, and unlimited cocoa. It was a part-time job, generally during the weekends, a Wednesday afternoon here and there, nothing more. The job was pretty simple. It was mostly about eating … Continue reading What It Was Like to Be a Grandchild at a Top Grandma Company

You May Not Want to Be My Friend Anymore After Reading My Edits

That’s me, reading feedback from Jeremy Bishop The title is stolen from the email my (former!) friend sent me after editing one of my articles. I’ve got a love-hate relationship with feedback.  I know I need it. I sorely know I’ve got blind spots, some unknown unknowns that I can’t get around by myself. But … Continue reading You May Not Want to Be My Friend Anymore After Reading My Edits