The Oval Office

10/8

The presidency.  What do you think of when you hear those words?  I think of respect, and regality.  I think of calmness, of nobility, of wisdom.  It is the highest form of office that a person in this country can obtain.  The president has eight official roles as leader of the country, the first six of them written specifically into the Constitution; let’s dissect them.   Continue reading

Failure

9/30

Today, inspired by John and Hank Green‘s Youtube videos, I want to talk about failure.

We all fail sometimes.  We all have things we wanted to do but never did, things we wanted to see but never saw, things we started but never finished.  The thing is that we don’t talk about our shortcomings, even though we all have them.  We want to present ourselves as perfect, but that just isn’t the case.  We shouldn’t act like it is.   Continue reading