Life After Death and Taxes

Benjamin Franklin in 1789 wrote a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy in which he said, “Our constitution is now established, and has the appearance that promises permanency; but in the world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes” ( We are impermanent creatures in a world where little is certain besides death and taxes. I believe, though, that there is a life after death and taxes that we can be certain of. Continue reading


The Vinyl Countdown

Let me first start with saying I love puns and the fact that a lot of Relient K’s songs contain puns in one way or another makes me so happy. Let’s look at a song with a pun in the title, The Vinyl Countdown. This is a great title because it resembles “the final countdown” but since the song talks about the changing technology and how vinyl is becoming obsolete, it is a countdown to the end of vinyl.  Continue reading