Bachelorette 2015 Recap: This Season’s Villain and the Race Card Gets Played

Kupah James and Kaitlyn Bristowe

When the episode started, I didn’t think I was going to have much to say about it but as usual, things got “dramatic” on The Bachelorette. Thank you, ABC, for never failing to provide us with a train wreck to gawk at each week on your lead’s path to eternal love. The episode begins with … Read more…

Bachelorette Premiere Part 2: Kaitlyn Bristowe Wins the Night

Kaitlyn is the new Bachelorette.

Tuesday night saw the conclusion of the season 11 Bachelorette premiere and it’s official: Kaitlyn is our new Bachelorette! Yay! I’m excited. Now I have someone to root for which is going to make this season a lot more interesting for me. This is how it went down. Chris Harrison goes into the backyard to … Read more…

The Season Premiere of The Bachelorette 2015- Who Will Be Our Bachelorette?

Britt Versus Kaitlyn

It’s one of my favorite times of the year! The start of the new Bachelorette season! The Bachelor franchise has been one of my guilty pleasures for a long time. I mostly shake my head, roll my eyes, and generally hate on most of the contestants but it keeps me entertained 16-20 Monday nights out … Read more…

A Legitimate Investigation into the Possibility of Alien Visitors

I wrote a while back about the Fermi Paradox which basically states that given the age of the universe and the number of habitable planets that should exist, that advanced extraterrestrials species should have visited us many times over by now and poses the question, “So, where are they?” You can read the post here. … Read more…

I Just Got Accepted to University of Illinois as a Computer Science Major!

Acceptance Letter to University of Illinois Springfield

I am over the moon about this but I am also at a major crossroads in my life. I applied for a scholarship that would have paid for my college education but I didn’t get it. I was a semi-finalist but semi-finalists get $0 for college. I am permanently disabled but I really want a … Read more…

Display Social Media Icons at Top and Bottom of WordPress Post

Today, I’ve been trying to figure out how to put Jetpack’s social media icons both above and below my posts (which tend to be quite long) and I’ve found several sites that address removing the icons from the bottom of a post and putting them at the top of the post but none that address … Read more…

How to Be a Force for Good

Girl with Star Wand

I considered naming this post “How to Be a Good Person” but I don’t believe there are good people and bad people any more than there are good bats and bad bats. The only thing that separates us from other species is our extraordinary capacity for compassion and our high level of self-awareness. If we … Read more…

The Voice Top 12 Season 8

Here’s a recap of the performances by the top 12 finalists on the first season of The Voice in 2015. Reba McEntire was the evening’s guest host. 1. Hannah Kirby – Team Blake First up, was Hannah Kirby of Team Blake. I LOVE Hannah Kirby. She’s definitely one of my favorites. She’s got great personality … Read more…

Why Haven’t Aliens Visited Us? The Fermi Paradox

Thanks to a posting by Elon Musk on Twitter, I have been reading crazy amounts of information about the Fermi Paradox today. The Fermi Paradox basically states that given the number of planets capable of supporting life in the universe, we should have been visited by aliens technologically more advanced than us many times over … Read more…