The Pursuit of Politics

Years ago, I worked for a major US bank in a very “elite” service area which dealt with critical issues facing the company’s growth strategy and structure. Admittedly, I was pretty low on the totem pole and mostly only a peon, but I did work in this particular...

The Marley Effect

Alright, we did it. We watched the movie. I didn’t want to… especially after I read all my friends’ Facebook status updates saying, “Just say Marley and Me and cried like a baby at the end.” No way… did not want to see it. Yes. I...

Ode to Zanfel

Okay, I know it’s a little wonky, but this stuff really works great. And after having tried several different over-the-counter medications and getting little relief (while also getting ticked at my doctor for his lack of interest in my plight), I sucked it up...

Fighting the Pain, or “It Itches!”

Well, it looks as though I’ve gotten myself into a patch of poison ivy somewhere. We went hiking on Saturday, and I’m thinking I must have somehow rubbed against some poison ivy, because I’ve got a very itchy rash on my arm that seems to be...

All Right, Calm Down… I’m Here

Okay, well, I haven’t abandoned the blog. It’s just that life has been really hectic and crazy lately. I’ve got issues I’m dealing with that just don’t want to go away quietly. In fact, I realized today that the biggest problem with some...

Vacation: Day One

Today began my four day vacation. It was nice. Slept late. Took the older boys out to wash and clean out my car. Got gas and a couple of snacks. Came home and had dinner. Relaxed and am now getting ready for bed. Good day. The trip to the car wash was interesting. We...