Who we’d go back in time to hug, in 6 words

Behold, the hug. Is anything in the universe as potentially awkward and comforting as the hug? Humans (or many mammals) have the innate ability to express love or like, congratulations or condolences by simply opening their arms and pressing together their bodies. I compile a monthly post called 6 Words. Ernest Hemingway inspired it when … Continue reading Who we’d go back in time to hug, in 6 words

What an Invisible Civilization Would Learn About Us, in 6 Words

I’m the king of the assinine¬†question. “What if Jeeps cost a nickel?” I asked my college friend, Bobby Keith – while we both were still in college. “I’d buy many Jeeps,” he answered. “What if packs of gum were $5,000?” I followed with. “Then I wouldn’t chew any gu – where the hell do you … Continue reading What an Invisible Civilization Would Learn About Us, in 6 Words

Who We’d Give a Million Dollars to, in 6 Words

One million dollars. Notice: This post won’t reference Dr. Evil’s famous demand for one million dollars in the Austin Powers movie. I’ve never seen the damn thing. Seems kind of dumb. It’s one of those pop culture things a curmudgeon like me just didn’t get into. Kind of like the Harlem Shake, The Walking Dead, … Continue reading Who We’d Give a Million Dollars to, in 6 Words