I read that 5 police officers were killed in Dallas today during a protest over the killings of two black men – different cities. I’m going to refrain from analysis of any of the events and let the investigations take place. I have neither the expertise nor insight to, prior to those investigations, offer much more […]
Try it, you might like it I was telling someone yesterday about how I put peanut butter in my oatmeal. They thought that was weird and said they wouldn’t like it. I replied, “How would you know you wouldn’t like it?” “I don’t know.. It just seems odd to me.” “Well.. you might want to […]
The Flood of ’07 – a recap On July 31, 2007 – a monsoon storm hit Cave Creek, Arizona with an intense fury! It caused the wash that ran behind our house to overflow more than 100 feet on either side. The flood pushed through our back gate and filled our backyard with 5 feet of mud […]
This is for those who are moms, have moms, or have ever had a mom… or know a mom… the rest of you do not need to read it. 😉 Oh.. if you like it, please share it with your friends. If you don’t like it, share it with your enemies. Below the poem is […]
The other day, I wrote a blog entry – Anything but Apathy. In it, I was speaking specifically about sadness.. that, for me, feeling some sadness due to recent events was a positive.. That it revealed something about me that I am happy about – namely that I allowed myself to feel deeply and in […]
To feel or not to feel, that is the question. The answer… (read on)
Some thoughts on Valentine’s Day. Recommendation: Don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day – but you should celebrate LOVE every day.
A discussion about weight training and career benefits. Plus, how I got started lifting weights.
Further reflection on 50 Two days ago I was at Pavillions (Safeway/Vons) grabbing some groceries with “the punk” (my youngest daughter, formerly known as, “the girl”). I commented on the nice new shopping metal carts. You see, I’ve been riding shopping carts for years – since I was a teen and probably before that. I […]
I turn 50 tomorrow – although, depending upon how long it takes me to write this, I may be 50 already. (yep.. I’m officially 50) Admission: I don’t celebrate my birthday much. Why, you may ask? I don’t know. Nothing deep, dark, sinister, or sad. It’s a product of my parents’ pragmatism. We just didn’t place […]