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)

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?

What A Pain

We did lots of stupid things as kids. Like, a lot. But the good thing was that back in the days when Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter were in the Oval Office (during different terms of course), there was no social media and therefore no evidence of our childhood shenanigans and ignorance. In fact I … Continue reading What A Pain

August 2021

I was waiting to write this post because I had to be absolutely sure that the month was behind us. Because oh, what a month it was. As you might recall in my last post, I had said that I wasn’t quite where I wanted to be mentally. It’s one of those things that I … Continue reading August 2021