Am I an extroverted introvert or an introverted extrovert?

This is the kind of question that might simply not have an answer. But if I had to make an educated guess, I’d conclude from the 44 years I’ve been on this earth that I’m an extroverted introvert. There are always moments I need to get away and be alone. Call it recharging, decompressing, centering,Continue reading “Am I an extroverted introvert or an introverted extrovert?”

Public Displays of Affection

How do you feel about public displays of affection, specifically in a romantic relationship? I’ve never really liked it in my own life and cringe 97% of the time other people do it. I’ve noticed it in church recently and while it’s great that two people are in love, I’m thinking, “Really? Do you HAVEContinue reading “Public Displays of Affection”

The Best of 2010

Last year welcomed a new blog into the world. Since the birth of ‘Out of the Wilderness’ in April, the site has attracted 26,604 views. The postings on this site cover everything from dolphins to Nashville to mustaches, Boney M, music, the power of words, ghosts, personality types, the BP oil spill, online dating, andContinue reading “The Best of 2010”

Personalities: The Thinker

Who you go to when you need someone wiser than yourself. This person is often called “wise beyond their years,” which means, in most cases, they’ll act as if they were twice their real age. Along those same lines, the person you go to for wisdom may actually be twice your age. Your immediate circleContinue reading “Personalities: The Thinker”

Personalities: The Party

In a make or break scenario, this person always makes. When they arrive, the party starts. I was walking my dog the other day and I saw two young boys playing in a neighboring yard. As I passed, one of the boys said, “Hi, this is my friend Wilson!” I responded and kept going onContinue reading “Personalities: The Party”