Why Am I Doing This?
Does the Internet really need another blog? I think it does. I think it needs mine. And maybe it needs yours too.
My goal with this blog is to motivate myself to write. My hope is that through my writing I can help create connections with people I know and also with complete strangers. I plan to tell stories that only I can tell, discuss topics on which I have a unique perspective, and challenge others to stop and think about things they may take for granted.
I plan to fail admirably, learn, and continue to forge ahead. I hope that you find it entertaining, thought-provoking, and not a complete waste of your time.
The name of this blog is a paradoxical wink to my background and experience.
I did grow up in a small town — at a time when the world’s knowledge and art was still sealed in libraries, museums, and our minds. The Internet had yet to create global connections, disrupted
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