GMIM: Halloween Edition

Welcome to another installment of Good Mourning, it’s Monday! This weekly blog looks to cover various topics in the news, along with personal stories or encounters from the past week at home and work to help you through your first day back at work (unless you don’t work). Hopefully my seven followers like this and share this to make it eight. Enjoy…

Clocking In

Weather: Let’s check in with Ollie Williams
Traffic: Roads were decent, but train was packed as always
Breakfast: 87 cent coffee at Dunks, poor quality as always
Zach arrival time: Early bird
Mornings without Starbucks: 189

Monday Mourning Metaphor

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Thought to ponder: When does pumpkin season end?

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So here we are, October 30th. We have Halloween tomorrow and then all focus shifts to Christmas on Wednesday because people idiotically decide to skip Thanksgiving.

November is the ultimate Autumn month, so naturally I want to continue drinking Autumn beers. But here’s the thing: every Autumn beer is either pumpkin or October themed. Continue reading

Hey there, America. Let’s talk.

Well, you got what you wanted. As I type this, Hillary Clinton leads the popular vote, so maybe we didn’t get what we wanted. But who knows.

Donald J. Trump, come January 20, 2017, will become the 45th President of the United States. My fingers hurt typing that sentence. It’s bananaland, Bizzaro world, ass-backwards, and simply incredible. The electoral college elected an unqualified man to run the most powerful country on earth. I can’t wrap my head around it. It’s like America saw Brexit and said, “I can one-up you guys.”

I wrote on Monday a plea to America (a.k.a. my seven readers) not to vote for Trump. It wasn’t until election day morning to realize who Trump really was: the 70-year-old male version of Kim Kardashian. Let’s explore… Continue reading