July 2008

Quotes & Questions

July 31, 2008

I am really enjoying going through this old coil notebook of my writings from the summer of 1995. It’s strange how this first version of Silent Cacophony is a lot like a blog. The titles of the posts this week are the actual titles above each [Keep Reading]

Possible Titles

July 30, 2008

This is the second excerpt from my recently discovered lost work. This is the second page of the coil notebook and it shows a brainstorming session as I try to come up with a title for it. Well, here it is in its entirety. LITERATURE I smell a rat. [Keep Reading]

What is This?

July 29, 2008

It seems that he has lost what was left of his sanity. Saneness is in the mind of the beholder. Little voice in one’s head may be dismissed as Cacophony. Phooey-phooey, you may say. Or you did say if you are reading aloud. Sunglasses worn over top [Keep Reading]

The First Silent Cacophony

July 28, 2008

I was doing some major cleaning and decluttering on the weekend and I came across something that I thought was lost – the original Silent Cacophony book. I couldn’t believe I actually found it. I screamed out loud and jumped around at the [Keep Reading]

A Teacher in the Summer

July 25, 2008

What does a teacher do in the summer? It’s a good question and one that I’ve actually been asked to address on this blog. So here goes, Teachers don’t make a lot of money when they first start out. In fact, I still have a hard time making ends [Keep Reading]

How Many Elements?

July 24, 2008

How many elements are there in this world? Modern scientists would probably argue that there are hundreds. They would be able to prove and show how each of the elements differ and how they all deserve to have their own classification. I often think [Keep Reading]

Love At First Sight

July 23, 2008

I believe in love at first sight. It’s happened to me before. Unfortunately when it did happen, I didn’t act on it and I have never seen her again. It was about ten years ago but her image remains burned in my brain. One of my biggest regrets in [Keep Reading]

The Easiest and Hardest Word to Say

July 22, 2008

“No” Isn’t it? It’s easy to say no to certain people in certain situations. It’s hard to say no to some people no matter what the situation. It’s easy to say no to things that you think people expect you to say no to. It’s hard to say [Keep Reading]

Can Guys and Girls be Friends?

July 21, 2008

This is an age-old debate that spans all the way back to 1989. At least that’s when I first heard of it. It was the theme of one of the greatest movies of all time, When Harry Met Sally. Harry felt that guys and girls couldn’t be friends. He [Keep Reading]

Something Had To Go

July 18, 2008

I have to tighten up my belt. Trim my spending. Pinch my pennies. I’m sure you know what that’s like. I looked at a few things in my life and really thought about all the spending that I do. I needed to cut back on it. I’ve never been one to [Keep Reading]
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