Showing posts from October, 2015

Accepting the Liebster Award

The Liebster Award is given by bloggers to bloggers that have less than 200 subscribers. It's a way to recognize the hard work and effort of new bloggers, or perhaps those that could use some help reaching a bigger audience. I believe I would fall into the latter category there, as I have been blogging for over 3 years now and could hardly consider myself new; even though i am in many ways still a novice. Regardless, I am still honored and humbled to be awarded this, and hope that I can keep up the standard that my small audience has grown accustomed to.

How To Save Investigative Journalists From Extinction

Let's face it, the days of Woodward and Bernstein are no more. Lois Lane and April O'Neil aren't real. No one is reporting for the sake of "the story", they are only trying to get "the scoop". And sadly for all of us, that scoop is littered with celebrity gossip and pictures of them wearing little to nothing at all. What once was a respectable occupation of uncovering truths and exposing both unethical or criminal behavior has been watered down to creating a sales pitch preying on readers lust to know the latest scandal instead of forcing them to learn the facts and take action. Even more disheartening, it's not their fault.

Accepting the Versatile Blogger Award

Thanks to Fabiola of My Heart of Mexico I can now call myself an award winning blogger!
I put a lot of work into this blog, speaking about my interests as well as bearing my soul at times, and it is truly gratifying to know someone recognizes and appreciates it. Especially from a peer whose work I am familiar with and respect myself.

How To Rescue Society Of The Concept Of Smoker's Rights.

Smoking is a choice, despite what cigarette companies want you to believe. You choose to start, and you can choose to stop whenever you want. So when did this concept of "smoker's rights" come to pass? Why do you get special treatment for something that you have complete control over?