Daniel Moore

Star Wars less scary than Willy Wonka

In 2007, Time Magazine listed “Bambi” as one of the 25 most scary movies of all time. Why would they list a movie that includes the song “Drip Drip Drop Little April Shower” as a scary movie? Because they hadn’t…

Average employees are here to stay

Brett was gone and I was checking his email, as he requested, when I ran across a spam email on how to fix your “average” employees. This put me in an interesting dilemma. Should I erase emails that might encourage…

Ornaments no longer in style

I was reading Good Housekeeping the other day in my mother-in-law’s bathroom, where I learned that, with minimal effort, you can decorate your house in Christmas decorations that look nothing like Christmas at all. I wish I could have known this…

Comics funnier when you’re lazy

We took the comics very seriously in our house when I was growing up. On lazy Sunday afternoons, we would get the  Sunday comics and read them over and over. Then we would discuss them. Then we would rate them…

Pain is not so bad, is it?

A week and a half ago, I was at the cross country meet at Indian Springs. I was there when the girls’ winner crossed the finish line, nearly a minute faster than everyone else. And she crossed it smiling. Everyone…

I’m too lazy to be famous

We live in America, where anyone with plenty of determination and talent can become rich and famous. Why they would want to do so is beyond me. I have enough problems as it is without having to worry about the…

Learning morals through fairy tales

Kids say the darnedest things. Sometimes it’s like having a comedian constantly in your house for your own entertainment. Parents, on the other hand, must, according to international law, tell everyone they meet exactly what cute thing their kids are…

How to take over the world

There is a great force at play in the world today, a force that’s beyond comprehension, that threatens to rule all we hold dear. That force is: nostalgia. It seems to be the driving force for my generation, who spent…