As we near memorial day…

As we near memorial day…

As we near memorial day, I finally got the chance to watch American Sniper. What an amazing film, what a powerful look at an incredible man. I may have done some “time on the wall” but I understand the difference between those of us who spent our military...
For this I am thankful…

For this I am thankful…

A personal note before Thanksgiving. Of all the things I am thankful for – and there are many – I am thankful for the people who make my life immeasurably richer. This year I want to thank in particular those among you with whom I share a gulf of opinion....
When life gives you lemons…

When life gives you lemons…

When life gives you lemons and expects you to meekly make lemonade, follow these steps… Drink refreshing water from pitcher Smash life upside the head with pitcher Rub lemon juice in life’s eyes Profit!...
Thoughts on fathers day…

Thoughts on fathers day…

It has been a long time since I posted anything substantive on this blog – literally years. There are a lot of reasons for that, but the most important is that I simply had no idea what to say. A lot happened in those years, my house and my relationships have...
Some things, you need to hear…

Some things, you need to hear…

Some things gain something when read by the author. This is true for many of them of course, but in particular I have felt this way about Mike Daisey, Stephen King and Yahtzee Croshaw.  To this list, we must now add Steve Martin. What I have heard so far of...