Steam Controller Review – Local Co-Op Not So Hot

When it works, the Steam controller is a marvel. The box and packaging are beautiful, easily feeling as special and exciting as any new Apple product. A cute cardboard wraparound showed the details of the inside of the controllers, something I can only enjoy visually but that might actually prove useful to the more tech-savvy […]

Autism and Aspergers – Hear a Sibling’s Perspective

Siblings of those with autism are anything but typical. They have wisdom beyond their years. They have a true understanding of what it means to be different. They have learned to compromise, negotiate and are the future social workers and great psychologists of our time. We interviewed a nine year old boy about what it’s […]

Escape From the Dungeon: Jennifer’s Survival Story

Have you ever been encountered with a trauma in life and not know how your life would be after it was all said and done? This is a story of my trauma and how I survived and how I am taking an extreme tragedy and turning it into something spectacular. This is a story of […]

Characterization in "A Lesson Before Dying"

Characterization is one of the centerpieces of Ernest Gaines’ novel A Lesson Before Dying. It is clear that Mr. Gaines devoted a great deal of time to the development of the central characters in this novel. He also gave considerable development to some of the minor characters in the story. I think one of the […]

The Yin and Yang of Strokes

I was fascinated by the YouTube video of brain researcher Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor. She somehow managed to study her own stroke as it happened. She felt her brain functions slipping away one by one. First speech, movement and then understanding slipped away leaving her totally numbed by the experience. Eight years later she has […]