Davis Ray Sickmon, Jr

Captions at the Drive-In!

An Easy Way to Have Captions at Drive-In Theaters That Works Well!

Movie theaters are required to have closed caption devices available for the deaf. Drive-in theaters aren’t. Important to know if you or a loved one is deaf. I have a workaround for that! There’s some reasonable logistical reasons for drive in theaters to not be required to have caption systems. Still sucks, though. Another thing …

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The End of Selfie a Day, Two New Personal Projects, Quick 2017 Recap, 2018 Plans Already Start 5

The End of Selfie a Day, Two New Personal Projects, Quick 2017 Recap, 2018 Plans Already Start

So, it’s the beginning of a new year, so it’s that time of year to say that I’ll be writing more in my blog.  Seriously. 😉 . As with previous years, time will tell if I actually do it – though, I actually did write a number of things that were never published in 2017 …

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Relationship Diatribe: The Rest of It (ish) 9

Relationship Diatribe: The Rest of It (ish)

OK, this one is a little less diatribe, and more point of view.  I’ve thrown shade at marriage as a goal.  I’ve talked about the idea of relationships that are a lot less “spend all your time with me”.  I’ve talked about relationships where it’s just about existing together, not necessarily trying to achieve something. …

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Why I Don't Try and Impress... Well, Anyone Actually. 13

Why I Don’t Try and Impress… Well, Anyone Actually.

Introduction This in one in what’s probably going to be a small series of posts looking back at old relationships.  I’ve been married twice, and have had a number of long term relationships, and then there’s the various short term relationships (which I have very little interest in, and haven’t had much affect on my …

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When the Mirror is Broken - Isolation From Your Friends is Bad 15

When the Mirror is Broken – Isolation From Your Friends is Bad

Introduction Our friends are a good indicators of our relationships.  Not each friend, individually, but our friends when taken as a whole can tell you a lot about where you’re at in a relationship. If you haven’t already, be sure to head over and read part 1 of this series of posts, in particular the …

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Made an Agreement?  Keep it in Your Pants.  (Infidelity) 16

Made an Agreement? Keep it in Your Pants. (Infidelity)

Introduction Relationships are a contract, informally negotiated by two people who, for one reason or another, want to spend their time together.  Marriages have a more formalized contract – marriage vows, etc. – that both parties agree to.  But, any romantic relationship has some sort of boundaries and proper behavior that each party is supposed …

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The Symphony of Some Relationships: Yelling, Screaming, and Anger 18

The Symphony of Some Relationships: Yelling, Screaming, and Anger

Introduction I am a communication person.  I wasn’t always that way, but I’ve always been a talker.  These days, I’m good with a sit-down conversation in a relationship to see where each one is at.  To talk about things of substance, and even talk about feelings, rather than just “stuff”.  That’s communication.  Screaming, on the …

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It's All Your Fault & I Wouldn't Do This If You Didn't... 21

It’s All Your Fault & I Wouldn’t Do This If You Didn’t…

Introduction It’s weird:  the yelling, screaming, lies, manipulations, all of that stuff – it’s not something the person who did them take responsibility for.  Instead, it’s because you made them do it. If you haven’t already, be sure to head over and read part 1 of this series of posts (this is part 8), in particular …

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