Monthly Archives: September 2014

That’s not right

According to information I just Googled (I still hesitate to call it “facts”, even though we all know that everything on the internet is true), lefties comprise only 10% of the population.  Oddly, the same information suggests righties don’t make the remaining 90%.  Part of the rest is made up of “multi-handers” (as opposed to… Read more »


It’s been hell.  Feeling unmotivated, dispassionate, hesitant and disconnected.  Cut off from the things I know and enjoy. Yeah, two weeks without the desktop. Sure, all you phone and tablet people can’t see the big deal.  Even you laptop people probably scratch your heads.  But it’s all about where your comfort zone is. I spent… Read more »

People are dogs, too

Today’s post (as is often the case) is courtesy of my morning walk. I’ve been able to push my walks up earlier, now matching up to (literally) the break of dawn.  This provides a pretty display in the sky, cooler temperatures and the delight of watching the elementary school kids heading off to school (my… Read more »

I’ll take “Doctors and Auto Mechanics” for $500, Alex

If only. Okay, you know where this is going, so let’s get right into it. As mentioned previously, I had a weird August.  Filled with mishaps and money-draining misadventures.  A lot of those events revolved around the health of me and my vehicle. The similarities between “healers”, doctors and mechanics, is quite pronounced.  You go… Read more »


Today was my first visit to a “regular” doctor in two years.  It was time to get my stitches removed and I combined it with my not-so-annual physical (hey, when you don’t pay for insurance, it’s economical to combine appointments). Getting ready to head out for what was sure to be a revealing visit (full physical…fun!),… Read more »

“If not for bad luck, I’d have none at all”

Luck, n, a :  a force that brings good fortune or adversity; b :  the events or circumstances that operate for or against an individual How often do we fall back on using luck to explain life?  It’s become so commonplace, I doubt most of us even notice how frequently we conjure up the word as an “all-purpose” filler. Recently,… Read more »