We Got a Kitten!

A surprise landed on (close to) our doorstep. And when I say I’m not a cat person. I’m not exaggerating in the least. I’ve never liked cats, never cared for them, and in fact, they always kind of freaked me out. But then I saw this little girl, and I knew I wasn’t going toContinue reading “We Got a Kitten!”

15 Great Movies that You Missed in the Last 5 Years

It’s summer, and movie theaters are starting to open back up finally!! So if you don’t make the 33% capacity cut, and you want something to watch, read on. As you know, I took a few-year hiatus from blogging, but it sure feels good to be back. In those years I didn’t report on someContinue reading “15 Great Movies that You Missed in the Last 5 Years”

Even Life Requires a Coach

Sarabeth and I had a few rough years together, and 2019 was especially turbulent – nearly disastrous. But one year later we are in a much better place, miraculously still together, and actually happy. Aside from some deep introspection, it took the love and support of friends and family, some tough marriage counseling, and theContinue reading “Even Life Requires a Coach”

Waking Up from Heart Surgery

Well, it had to happen eventually, because of my sucky failing heart, the doctors had to shove a camera up there like the paparazzi and snap pictures of my chambers and stuff. The agenda was to set a baseline for when I really start falling apart in ten years, so the doctors will know howContinue reading “Waking Up from Heart Surgery”

10 Things That Still Hold Up in 2020

We all know that many things don’t age well, particularly when it comes to media and pop-culture. We’ve all been locked up with all of our old movies and books that many of us have revisited, so I thought this would be an interesting thing to post. Being twenty years into the 21st century, I thinkContinue reading “10 Things That Still Hold Up in 2020”

How My Son and I Tested Positive

Like a lot of people in early 2020, I was furloughed from my job and was confined to my house in order to practice social distancing. I remember getting the phone call from my boss. I knew it was bad when he started off with: “I hate to be the bearer of bad news .Continue reading “How My Son and I Tested Positive”