Archive for October 8th, 2015

Would You Rather “Back to the Future II” Be Right or the Cardinals Win the World Series?

Would You Rather "Back to the Future II" Be Right or the Cardinals Win the World Series?

This is the question I am pondering. You see, “Back to the Future II”┬ámade a subtle prediction back in 1989. The future portion of the movie takes place in 2015, and in the background of one scene is a holograph congratulating the Chicago Cubs on winning the World Series. The movie couldn’t have picked a […]


What Should You Do If You Learn That a Surprise Is Being Planned for a Friend Who Doesn’t Like Surprises?

What Should You Do If You Learn That a Surprise Is Being Planned for a Friend Who Doesn't Like Surprises?

I recently learned that some very well-meaning people were planning a surprise party for a dear friend. There were a lot of layers to the surprise–not only was the party itself a surprise, but also the reason for the celebration and a few of the people in attendance. I was only tangentially connected to the […]