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Josh Drespling: New job leads to chain reaction of opportunities
I can see the faint glimmer of a light off in the distance. It is an inkling of hope and a promise of things that will soon come to pass. What is this beacon of hope that compels me to look to the future rather than dwell in the muck that is my present situation?
Josh Drespling: Calling off work today? That’s sick!
I love sick days. No, I'm not talking about the days that you are hugging the toilet and cataloging the items you had for dinner the previous evening as they float around in there
Josh Drespling: Hmm, what if ...
What if you could hit a pause button on your life? What if you could put your incredibly fast-paced day on hold for just a few moments? What if you could take a few minutes to regain your footing and composure as all those things that seem to be pressing inward on you become stagnant?
Josh Drespling: The fridge makes a pretty cool child’s art gallery
In most every home in America there stands a great monument to the art of our children and/or grandchildren. It doubles as a giant box for storing food and keeping things cold, or perhaps even frozen.
Josh Drespling: I can’t predict Fox’s future, but I hope we go ‘Back’
The year was 1985 and the song, “We are the World,” was bombarding everybody with its message of hope. The worldwide Live Aid concerts raised millions of dollars for famine relief in Africa. Ronald Reagan, the actor, was president of these great United States.
Josh Drespling: As ‘Buried’ proves, sometimes brilliance is thinking INSIDE the box
Have you ever seen a film that was so intense and enthralling that the images, emotions, and concepts stuck with you for years upon years?
Josh Drespling: Recalling a pain I hope you never copy
Prepare yourself as I unfold a tale of misery and pain that has befallen my mortal body. It is a story that has made many others wince in pain as I relay my experience to them. I felt it only appropriate to allow you to feel the same sensations my friends did as they bore witness to my pain.
Josh Drespling: Wishing your days away? Think like a first-grader
Schooooool’s back forever! Despite Alice Cooper's cries of school being out forever and being blown to pieces, we will, in fact, have to endure another nine treacherous months of pencils, rulebooks, and teacher's dirty looks.
Josh Drespling: Is boredom the gateway to greatness? We’ll see
Have you ever had one of those days where you are perfectly content to be bored? You feel listless and perhaps a bit jaded by your surroundings. You undoubtedly have a mountain of things that you need to accomplish, but procrastination has become paramount.
Josh Drespling: You had me at ‘hello’ — now just keep walking
Why do we humans feel a compulsion to acknowledge other humans who happen across our path? Why do we feel it necessary to greet a total stranger if his or her eyes accidentally meet with ours?
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