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The D

The tenacity of teenagers. Our impetuousness is hailed as one of our greatest principles. Too often are the phrases “those kids” “rambunctious youngsters” and “teenage rapscallions” used with sarcasm. The smile on your face as you read such novel phrases is no doubt evidence of the lighthearted context in which they are used. Why is … Continue reading

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Hippoest

So apparently I attend the empirically calculated “happiest college” in the United States. Now that raises several questions. As a cynic and a skeptic I have an obligation to prove this notion wrong. However, it seems entirely feasible to me, at the moment. My first method of counter-calculation was to find social reasons for unhappiness. … Continue reading

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Sappy

“Where are we going, exactly?” You smile. “You’ll see.” “Wherever we’re going can you please assure me that I’m going to get out alive?” I motion towards the steering wheel. “You aren’t nearly adequate at driving freeway.” You frown, annoyed. “I am, too!” I notice you wring your hands on the wheel and fidget a … Continue reading