Let me tell you a story. Over the past couple of weeks, around my full-time work schedule, my family commitments, and what little social life I still have left, I had been trying to produce a podcast. And there's been a bit of a learning curve, so I definitely started off a little bit slower,... Continue Reading →
It goes without saying that I’m thankful the clocks went back this weekend. I am trying to do this early morning thing, and it was getting harder and harder getting up in the dark. The extra hour makes all of the difference when you are trying to force yourself out of bed and into being... Continue Reading →
Overall, I would have to say that I am grateful. How could I not feel fortunate? I am healthy and mostly happy. I have a partner who is also my friend. Things with the new house are going well. My teenage offspring and I continue to enjoy a good relationship. (That last bit is not... Continue Reading →
...I am this extra-sensitive, squishy person on the inside. No need to play myself a tiny sonata on a teensy-tiny violin.
Society is pretty relentless in showing us what “success” looks like. We know it well from television shows, music videos and social media. It is a sun-drenched life of privilege and freedom. It is a life where money is no object, and where everyone is almost effortlessly beautiful and popular. It is, of course, what... Continue Reading →
Practically as soon as I get gung-ho enough about pursuing my own happiness to build a whole blog about it, life gets all up in my face like... “Yo, you sure about that bro?” I feel like I’m being tested lately. You guys already know about the not-so-great job stuff from last time. Since then,... Continue Reading →
...and the lady said to me..., “No, that’s ok, we’ve seen enough.”