In a few months, I will be fifty. It’s hard to believe that the kid who used to dance the night away then jump up and go to work the next day is hitting the big 5-0 in a matter of weeks. Being married to someone who recently hit the big 6-0 should have been… Read More »
Money management is the root of most relationship battles and is a skill that we can all learn. People share personal details of their sex lives and all manner of addictions, drug use, and personal matters. People get squeamish about financial chats. I bring this up to let you know, I get you. I get… Read More »
Are you just leaving a problem or heading for another one? Difficulties will always torture you unless you master a few well-kept secrets. In my 20’s and until my early 40’s, much of my existence in the world was flavored with luck and enthusiasm. Whether charming some unsuspecting manager into hiring me or quitting a… Read More »
For many years, I was awash in curiosity about sociopaths and their behavior. In my twenties, I jumped from one ill fated and doomed romance to another always stating these dumb ass responses for my behavior: He “should” love me. He “should” give me some kind of act right. He “should ” want to be… Read More »
When children are born, they are looking in the faces of all these strange people with one question in mind- Do I belong here? What we are seeking from birth onward is the question: Am I worthy of connection? As a culture, we refuse to see it and recognize it as normal, healthy and human.… Read More »
In this country, three factions can get away with telling the truth- mentally insane, small children and old folks. If you live long enough, you will get to spend some time in each category. Currently, I live and play behind door # 3. As I age, I find no reason to agree to bullshit I… Read More »
Almost ten years ago, I made a personal vow to myself. My vow was all about committing to a life of artistic merit. My decision was to give myself fifty years to “make it” in the arts. While my idea of having made it has changed considerably over the years, my desire to constantly create… Read More »
Admit it. Whenever you see Wolverine in all his muscled glory you go weak in the knees. Y’all remember that time when the adamantium transfer was complete and he leapt up from that tub buck naked and you lost your ever-loving mind. Don’t pretend you didn’t swoon when he woke up in 1974 rocking them… Read More »
Today I found out that one of my favorite students is in prison for murder.
Although I have been unemployed for two years, I finally figured out what I was doing wrong. Whenever I have been called in to interview, I have consistently and absentmindedly neglected to bring along my fetal membranes and god only knows where I left my mucous cap and crowning photos.