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?

So I Joined AARP. Shut Up.

“What do you mean, Patrick? Old people are the greatest! They’re full of wisdom and experience!” – SpongeBob SquarePants Call it target marketing. A few weeks ago, I was reading a story online about something I can’t remember but none of that is important. Near the bottom of the page was an ad for AARP … Continue reading So I Joined AARP. Shut Up.

Fifty Shades of Dave

I don’t know what things are like in your state but in California, a trip to the DMV – Department of Motor Vehicles – is always an adventure. And after taking my motorcycle exam a few times over the last few years, I thought I was through with my DMV visits. How wrong I was. … Continue reading Fifty Shades of Dave

Blogging 365, Day 45: 44

How’s that for a confusing post title? It’s the best I could come up with, what with this being the beginning of my 44th year on this often cruel material sphere. And it’s getting kind of scary now. I work with a girl who was born the same year I was at the Depeche Mode … Continue reading Blogging 365, Day 45: 44

Blogging 365, Day 44: Who’s Older Now?

Ann and I always poke fun of each other when it comes to our age. While the small 5 years between us (with me being the older) makes no difference now, we’ll jokingly look back on our younger years when she was in 8th grade and I was out of high school. We’ll shudder and … Continue reading Blogging 365, Day 44: Who’s Older Now?