Ben’s Bitter Algorithm BFG’s

If I was Marty McFly and had access to the Delorean and could move forward to the year 2022, I certainly would not. As we learned in March 2020, nothing good has ever come past that date. In 2019, we had just passed the Golden Age of movies, and life itself. Avengers End Game was … Continue reading Ben’s Bitter Algorithm BFG’s

Testing The Waters Bitterness

If there is one thing that I didn't like about school, besides having to be around people, and dealing with authority figures, and the homework, and the reading and the math and the science and the cold weather, and the bullying and the broken system that schools are, it was the tests. I never understood … Continue reading Testing The Waters Bitterness

The REAL History of Thanksgiving

I've always been an advocate of short work weeks. I've been pushing my company really hard to go to the 1-day work week for some time. So far, so bad. We did recently reach a compromise of me keeping me job by working 5 days a week. Don't worry though. They are starting to crack. … Continue reading The REAL History of Thanksgiving

Sports Torture BFG’s

Last Friday, I pretended I was sick so I could leave work early. Normally when I pretend I'm sick I just go home and play video games and sleep on the couch. But this time, it was for unselfish reasons. Instead of being lazy, I actually intentionally decided to go outside and sit in the … Continue reading Sports Torture BFG’s

The Benefits of Following a Bitter Blogger

At my last count there were 8 billion, 400 million, 538 thousand, 436 people on earth at this very moment. Oh shoot, we just lost a few. And some crying kids were just born. Dang it! That throws off my count. Don't worry, I'll get the final count by the end of this blog. But … Continue reading The Benefits of Following a Bitter Blogger

7 Deadly Sins

It's kind of hilarious that some people claim that I'm not a writer. It's true that my pièce de résistance, my epic masterpiece of writing, has never been published, or that I've even written the second draft yet. I've never even had a piece of writing published except for one short story in a magazine … Continue reading 7 Deadly Sins