Category Archives: Brilliant Stories

  • Diving Into The Unknown

    Diving Into The Unknown

    APERTIF: “If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.” – Noel Coward Halogens for Humanity As technology and ingenuity continue to surpass most people’s expectations, So has the ease and distribution of information.Now, more than ever, we are living in ...
  • Not All Fun And Games

    Not All Fun And Games

    APERITIF: “Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.” – Sophocles Alternate Reality Being a female certainly has its benefits. You often get free shit, you aren’t expected to fight drunk assholes, and you get first dibs escaping a burning building or hostage ...
  • A New Generation Of Raving And Tripping

    A New Generation Of Raving And Tripping

    APERITIF: “Nobody understands anyone 18, including those who are 18.” – Jim Bishop Raving Right The first time I heard someone say “EDM”, I was confused. I had never heard this term before. When the person who had introduced me to this word proceeded to play me the ...
  • Showing Off Your Skillz

    Showing Off Your Skillz

    APERITIF: “A leader is someone knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” -John C. Maxwell More Than Sports Did you know how to change a tire or file taxes at 18?Probably not unless you had to. Luckily, the boys at Athens High School have head coach Cody Gross.”Manly ...
  • Everyone Has An Opinion

    Everyone Has An Opinion

    APERTIF: “She got her looks from her father. He’s a plastic surgeon.” – Groucho Marx Netflix and Bill It’s kind of odd how much product marketing has inserted itself into the national dialogue regarding politics.In terms of lobbyists, powerful companies have ALWAYS ...
  • Well That’s A First

    Well That’s A First

    APERTIF: Love alone could waken love. Pearl S. Buck Dancing for the Deceased People are very particular about how they want their funerals to go down, which is kinda weird, seeing as they won’t even be there for it. At least, not in a metaphysical way.For me, I could care less what you do ...
  • Work Burnout And Helping Others

    Work Burnout And Helping Others

    APERTIF: “The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one’s self to others.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin The Windows To The Soul It’s easy to blame our indifference regarding human connections and interactions on technology and a ...
  • A Connoisseur Of Drinks

    A Connoisseur Of Drinks

    APERTIF: “Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.” – Norman Cousins Turning Juice Into Wine Ladies… this is not a drill. I repeat this is not a drill.A company called High Key (that clearly knows what moms need in life) invented pouched wine boxes that essentially ...
  • It’s The Journey Not The Destination

    It’s The Journey Not The Destination

    APERITIF: “Unless we remember we cannot understand.” – E. M. Forster Flying With Excess Luggage I’m not exactly a drug “connoisseur” shall we say. I dabbled here and there, but I never went pro and I certainly never helped smuggle drugs across county lines. ...
  • Thinking About The Future

    APERITIF: “My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth’s loveliness.” – Michelangelo Digital Humans Look Just Like Us The futuristic world of our dreams is slowly becoming a reality….In an astonishing talk and tech demo, software researcher ...