Posts Categorized: Me

Of course you should always celebrate your birthday

It’s round day! No, not my stomach, I talked about that yesterday. Today is roundy day in terms of years on this earth. In other words, ladies and germs, it’s mah birfday! Am I happy? You betcha! As the title says, of course you should always celebrate your birthday. Retribution or just bad luck? So,… Read more »

Living an old musical in a new pandemic

Sure, first world problems, right? I mean, people are getting sick and people are dying. I get that and I feel that. No way do I minimize any of it. But, if there’s a shot at sneaking a smile in among the gloom, then maybe I can do it by talking about how I’m living… Read more »

Random tales from inside my pandemic cave

Yep, inside my COVID hidey-hole and nothing much left to do but type out some ideas that have no relation to each other except for, you know, a virus all around the world. Prepare, then, for random tales from inside my pandemic cave! Keeping the sense of humor away from the gallows A sense of… Read more »

This pandemic is activating my super power

Unfortunately. Less fast than an opening cabinet. Less powerful than a door jamb. Unable to leap shoes on the floor. This pandemic is activating my super power – super klutziness. Not a bird or a plane Super klutz stays on the ground, except for those times I’m flying from a pair of shoes on the… Read more »

I’m constantly in fear, that’s why I’m so calm

I was never a Boy Scout, but I was always lazy, which amounts to much the same thing. No, no, stay with me. Laziness is next to preparedness. Honest! I can prove it by the fact that I’m constantly in fear and that’s why I’m so calm. We have nothing to fear, certainly not laziness… Read more »

Working on one thing at once

Oboy, I better hope that I can stay retired. It sure seems like my multitasking skills are, if not gone, severely atrophied. Heck, forget even working on two things at once. These days, I feel like the best I can do is working on one thing at once. It’s not just a game anymore Well,… Read more »

Finding the will power to grant will power

After years (decades) of pestering from my Dad and Stepmom, I’ve finally bitten the bullet and gone to a lawyer to create my official will. As if the idea was not disturbing enough, the ensuing conversation was worse. Somehow, I ended up finding the will power to grant will power. If we have to Occasionally,… Read more »

My never-ending battle with ennui, part 2

This is about how I look when losing my never-ending battle with ennui

Welcome to the second half of my overly long return to blogging…and active life in general. This is my never-ending battle with ennui, part 2. I’m forcing you to go through these “introductory” blog posts before we get to the good stuff. Admittedly, that’s a relative qualitative statement, but, hey, you’re here reading this. As… Read more »

My never-ending battle with ennui

my never-ending battle with ennui

Nah, I’m not gonna make you look it up. Ennui – a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement. It’s a far greater threat than simple procrastination. Let me walk you through my never-ending battle with ennui. But first, a word from our sponsors… Before I get started, know… Read more »

The very last time I spend my birthday cleaning

What a glorious day! The sun is shining, it’s a holiday for many of my friends and it’s my birthday. So, you can imagine what I’ve got planned for the day…cleaning! Yes, it’s the day after the birthday BBQ and that means…bleh. But! This is the very last time I spend my birthday cleaning. The… Read more »