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How To Live The Comfort-Over-Style Lifestyle

In today’s modern, hectic world, stress is the #1 cause of most of our health, mental, and emotional problems.  It’s next to impossible to avoid, especially in our professional lives.  Here are a few personal suggestions to help you drop those stress levels and lead a more laid-back lifestyle. Sweats Wear them wherever and whenever

10 Terrific Goals To Put On Your Bucket List

If you’re like most people, a good portion of the items you put on your personal bucket list are things that are hard to obtain or may take you years to get around to.  The following are a dozen little things you could probably pull off in less than week or two, a month or

What If This Was Your Last Year To Live?

Think about it.  For some reason or other, you have one year left to live.  365 days left to fulfill your bucket list.  12 months of final experiences.  One year to do everything you can possibly afford to do.  And no, you can’t ask more time.  You only have this one last year, and the

Pass This On!

I’ve been seeing this little gem popping up all over Facebook today.   A nice friendly way to let your Facebook friends and family know you’re tired of receiving these annoying messages.   Even though I’ve never passed along one of these worthless pieces of crap myself, I couldn’t resist posting my own Marty-style response to posts like the one

Whimsical What-If Series

Beginning this month, I’m excited to announce the addition of a new series to Blinds-Eye View called “Whimsical What-Ifs.” This section of the blog will showcase an entertaining game of “What If This Happened? / What If That Happened?” type scenarios. The subject matter could go from off-the-wall questions such as “What If Public Nudity

10 Terrific New Year’s Resolutions

Now that we’ve covered the more traditional New Year’s resolutions and the futility of making them, how about a list of ones that are totally attainable for the rest of us slugs?  I promise you, it would take actual effort on your part not to be able to make these resolutions come true. #10  Gain

What Have I Accomplished This Year?

Up until this particular one, it’s been several years since I actually felt like I’ve accomplished anything by the end of the year.  Excuse my pessimism for the moment, but that’s a pretty damn sad statement for the course of 365 days.  To think that it’s been 365 days so many times since I’ve felt

10 Terrible New Year’s Resolutions

We all make them, publicly or privately to ourselves.  Things are going to be different this coming year.  Things are going to be better.  I’m going to be happier.  Bullshit!  The road to good intentions is paved with quicksand.  Or extra potholes if you live in Pennsylvania.  It ain’t never gonna happen, darlin’.  Here’s a

A Much Different Night Before Christmas

Years ago, in my college days at IUP, I use to write silly little poems and stories for my friends at Christmas time.  This is a variation of one of my first ones.  I’ve changed it a bit here and there, partially due to not remembering a few of the exact lines, and also to

The Vampire Chad Is Off To Publishing

Just in case you haven’t seen my Facebook posts, my novel, “The Vampire Chad” is complete and has been sent to Amazon.come for review and publishing.  Due to this fact, the first draft is no longer available on Blinds-Eye View.  The full copyedited full version will hopefully be available for sale on Amazon in both

How To Bake A Fruitcake

The simple method?  Leave his short, fat, blind ass on the beach all day.  By sundown, you’ll have a short, fat, blind lobster boy on your hands.  That is if PETA doesn’t show up.  They would probably try to save the poor whale by pushing him back out to sea.  But seriously…. The true and

How To Write Marty-Style

I’m sure more than one of my readers has thought, “Just how does Marty come up with some of these goofy shit ideas?”  Others have probably wondered, “Is this guy a freaking genius or is he certifiably insane?”  Still, more have pondered, “I wonder how he manages to show his face in public?” To all

10 Terrific Christmas Gifts For Him

Now that I’ve warned the men what not to buy their women, I suppose it’s only fair to let the women know what to buy the men in their lives.  As long as you don’t stray from this list ladies, I won’t have to do a 10 Terrible Christmas Gifts For Him post.  You have

10 Terrific Reasons To Lock Up Santa

Santa has always been a symbol of love and joy throughout our lifetimes.  Has anyone truly considered what type of role model we have here though?  A short, fat guy who loves eating cookies and milk all night?  Ummm…maybe I should just shut up and stop where I am, huh?  😊  Anyway, here’s 10 other

How To Wrap Those Christmas Presents

Twas the night before Christmas, the children are napping. You put it off way too long, it’s time to get wrapping.   You bought your supplies at the Dollar Store. You’ve got ribbons and bows, wrapping paper galore.   Your one lost set of scissors, you’ve finally tracked down. But you forgot the tape, so

Thanks For Your Support!

As the year is drawing to a close here in a few short weeks, I’d like to take a moment to thank the people who have been truly supportive of Blinds-Eye View for the past 6 months the blog has been up and running. I write for my own enjoyment, but I truly love when

10 Terrible Christmas Gifts For Her

With Christmas upon us in a few short weeks, every guy should be scrambling to figure out what to get his lady.  Well, not us “lucky” ones who don’t have a lady, but that’s another matter altogether.  For those of you in deep emotional relationships with a member of the female persuasion, it can be

How To Put Up A Christmas Tree

So, it’s that wonderful time of year again, December.  Time to get all our Christmas shopping done, bake all those delicious Christmas cookies, decorate the house, and put up the tree.  If you’re like me, the last of these little holiday chores is usually the most challenging.  That’s why I’ve put this little Helpful How-To

If I Won The Lottery

We’ve all been there.  We’ve watched all those numbers be drawn at 7:00 pm at night and fantasized about what our lives would be like if we won?  Or, even better, what would it be like to win the freaking Powerball?  To be downright, sloppy rich!  Some people imagine living in a fancy mansion.  Some

10 Terrific Personal Distractions

Admit it, we all have them; Those little personal distractions that keep us from doing what we’re supposed to do in life.  They’re the things we choose to do instead of the crap we’re supposed to be accomplishing.  The house needs cleaning?  I’ll get to it right after this.  The dishes need to be done?