It’s been a fun ride recently. My Florida hometown college hoops team made it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, my Florida alma mater also made it to the Sweet 16 and my Florida hometown NBA team just … Read the rest
Monthly Archives: March 2013
‘Tis a sad thing, alas, to be faced with one’s own mortality. It brings with it many memories, such as life’s experience and loves shared, but it also visits upon us such ravages as only age can. It is with … Read the rest
It’s my friend’s daughter’s birthday today and I was having a devil of a time picking up a gift for her. She’s a really sweet kid, never asking for much, even on her birthday. Amazing as that is, it left … Read the rest
After a family outing last week, my car was severely disfigured by some large and unsolicited donations by avian creatures. Combined with a general layering of dirt so common in South Florida’s breezy and sandy (and road construction) … Read the rest
When I was putting the final touches on “What Next?”, I solicited reviews from some readers of “What If?” to get an outside opinion on the book. Of particular note was a comment from a reader I greatly respect that … Read the rest
I’ve been wrestling with writing a new blog for a few days. Initially, it was going to be a rant on what’s considered realistic writing, but then it occurred to me that a blog like that was … Read the rest
It’s another installment of that highly educational and immensely entertaining (or is that verse vice-a?) feature where you learn just where that phrase or word came from.
Sit back (you shouldn’t be so close to the screen anyway) and feel … Read the rest
This month’s installment:
“I was misquoted!”
(some oldies, but goodies)
“Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.”
Brooke Shields in an interview to become spokesperson for an anti-smoking campaign.
“I haven’t … Read the rest
Are you afflicted like me? I can’t stop and it’s bugging me, how about you?
I mean, it was cool when it first came out. Think of how convenient when you needed a break or something important came up.
Yeah, … Read the rest
We have serious problems troubling the world. Violence in the streets and violence in the homes. Wars between foreign countries and wars in foreign countries. Divisions over culture and divisions over politics. Worldwide ecology that is rotting and worldwide economies … Read the rest