Category Archives: Max’s Journal

What’s happening in the life of Max? Whether daily minutiae, weekly updates, or monthly recaps, these entries can keep you up to date with all the pertinent information regarding my ongoing andventures!

Modern Communication: A texting etiquette primer for Boomers…

Boomers have a problem. Technically, boomers have a lot of problems, like their misplaced pride, regressive values, and frail, saggy, liver-spotted bodies scaring children and gentle ladies of sensitive constitution, but the specific problem I refer to is their inability … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me.

“But I am very poorly today & very stupid & hate everybody & everything. One lives only to make blunders.” – Charles Darwin, 1861 I am 36 today. Technically, yesterday was my birthday, but I can never remember exactly what … Continue reading

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Liberal opinions v. Conservative opinions on important issues, based entirely on things I’ve heard from my most obnoxious liberal and conservative friends.

When I was a young warthog, my knowledge of the United States’ political system was, perhaps forgivably, quite limited. Since my mushy, porridge-like grade-schooler brain mostly just contained incorrect facts about dinosaurs and schemes to steal Pogs from my friends … Continue reading

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A Merry COVID Christmas

It is Christmas Eve. A time for peace and goodwill. A time for love and family. A time for tradition. At least, it should be. I do not practice very many traditions. I have no interest in repetitive ritual for … Continue reading

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Why I support Peaceful Protests…and then Rioting.

A lot of people are quick to justify their disgust with the BLM movement and protesters by saying oh, I would support them, if only they weren’t causing damage. I agree with their argument, in principle, and I guess they are human beings and citizens of this country and deserve all of the rights I enjoy, BUT they better not cause a fuss about it! As soon as that happens, the protesters goals and desires are no longer valid! They are quick to condemn those protesters as soon as the protest turns violent.

I am not one of those people. Continue reading

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