Tag Archives: Family

2016? You’re Just Fine

2016 doesn’t have a monopoly on death. It may have more celebrity deaths than you’d like, but it’s been worse. Much worse. September 11, 2001. Don’t make me explain. 1986 – “Howard the Duck” was released (kidding). 1968 – MLK … Continue reading

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Boston – A Runner’s Perspective

It’s almost 24 hours after the bombs went off during the Boston Marathon. I’ve spent this time reading about the heroes who emerged immediately. I’ve spent very little time reading about or watching videos of the explosion. I’ve spent this time … Continue reading

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The Groom’s Speech

As my wedding day approached, I knew I was going to be called on to deliver a toast during the reception. I spent a lot of time coming up with ideas about what I wanted to say and I spent … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

Any adult who still thinks they can have “sweet dreams” is dreaming!  I woke up at 6:00 this morning due to the weirdest dream I’ve had in a long time, and I’ve had some doozies!  This one involved a bunch … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Sons

I have three sons, the youngest of whom just turned 18.  They are all now legal adults!  Their mother and I divorced 16 years ago.  They didn’t live with me but when we had time together, I did my best … Continue reading

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You Don’t Say!

The people who know me casually see me as someone who would seem quite normal.  I don’t throw off this weird vibe (at least I don’t think I do).  I tend to blend in and mirror the crowd I’m with. … Continue reading

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Holidays in My Brain

It’s officially “Holiday Season.” For me, that means many things, none of which are normal! First, we have Thanksgiving. For you, that means a day off filled with family you may or may not like. If you’re the host of … Continue reading

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