The Insightful Window

Where life isn't always what it's cracked up to be

header photo

Blog posts : "Society"

Facebook & Texting

July 23, 2016

The internet is an amazing place to explore, to work within, and socialize on. It can even be a useful and convenient tool, but in many cases, it ends up becoming a double-edged sword. The negative side of the net's advantages is its ability to be abused by both responsible and irresponsible users, …

Read more

Everyday Heros

July 1, 2016

I have always believed that a real hero is an everyday person or citizen. I have never felt that true heroism has to come from someone in the military or even someone donning a uniform, as many of those men and women were drafted years ago, or volunteered to receive college scholarships and benefi…

Read more

Truth Or Consequences?

December 13, 2015

Does truth qualify as "hate speech?  Or are people so politically correct, that values such as honesty are looked upon as annoying or racist?  It appears that people have become so conditioned to lies and corruption, that demonizing those who tell the truth have become a national pastime. Not a day …

Read more

A Stroke of Luck

December 1, 2015

Chance favors the prepared mind, not the padded wallet. Yet every year, thousands of people flock to Las Vegas in the hopes of hitting it big and leaving with a small fortune.

As I sit here in the heart of "Sin City," I can't help but wonder, do people actually believe their chance to attain a port…

Read more

Patience Isn't Just a Virtue

November 17, 2015

While I don't have the market cornered on the virtue of patience, I believe I at least have enough of this wondrous, life saving attribute to not be in danger of being incarcerated for life. I cannot, however, say the same thing about other people.  There is no doubt in my mind that I have traveled …

Read more

5 Blog Posts
<