Class of 2022

When our son Anthony was born in 2004, also the year I began blogging, I started to ask myself some questions with one of the first ones being when he would be graduating high school. So I pulled out a calculator — it was 2004 and smartphones were still years away — and did the … Continue reading Class of 2022

May (Please Don’t Say the Rest)

Ah, the month of May. The first week is so full of awful, ridiculous puns that I can’t stand to expose myself to any of them. And it was all the better reason for me to nix social media for the month and as a result, I’m blogging my thoughts. I mean, this isn’t the … Continue reading May (Please Don’t Say the Rest)

Thank You, Taylor Hawkins

The passing of celebrities or musicians rarely guts me to the point of shedding tears. And even though I didn’t know Taylor Hawkins, I knew him. It’s the same Taylor Hawkins who, although born in Texas, developed his love for classic rock right here in Southern California by going digging at local record stores. The … Continue reading Thank You, Taylor Hawkins

What Now?

In my last post, I casually mentioned that I didn’t want to enter my Golden Years a broken, hot mess. That seems ambitious but the reality of it is that both your body and Father Time have other plans. And they really don’t give a shit what you think. Let’s start with my rotator cuff … Continue reading What Now?

Making Changes

Yeah, I’m alive. Just haven’t had the gumption to blog since my last post in October. That’s not to say things have not been uneventful because they most definitely have, so let’s start. As far as my rotator cuff injury goes, it’s completely healed and no physical therapy was needed. I just followed my doctor’s … Continue reading Making Changes