Posts Categorized: People

Racist or coward?

Ugh. You hadda go do it. You just couldn’t let me enjoy my Halloween preparations in peace.

Ugh. Okay, let’s just get through this.

The latest expression of…I’m actually at a loss for words…from the person inhabiting the office of … Read the rest

Charity begins at home

Never has that truism been more true than today.

While there are still human involvement activities (Habitat for Humanity, Boys and Girls Club, local marathons and walks, etc.), the burgeoning internet has provided the motivationally and socially challenged (such as … Read the rest

Good guesser

I’m not a big fan of texting.

Not because of the terrors of texters and their lack of awareness. This isn’t a diatribe about distracted drivers or pedestrians.

Nope, I’m not a big fan of texting because I’m just not … Read the rest

Ho hum

Must see TV! Miss it not! Call in sick! Send the kids to school (even if there it’s ut for the summer)! Lock the doors! Turn off the ringers! The biggest testimony in, well, whenever is going to happen this … Read the rest

Say what?

I’ve often written about my affection for an extended vocabulary. It’s long been a benefit to me in my reading, my writing and my crossword puzzle solving.

I’ve also mentioned how possessing (and employing) muscular diction has its drawbacks. I’ve … Read the rest

Everyone is interesting

I’ve spent a good part of this blog proposing the idea, only half tongue-in-cheek, that I am the most uninteresting man in the world (playing off the Dos Equis ads).

In moments of honest self-reflection, I note that I’ve actually … Read the rest

Moving into adulthood

People get it wrong frequently.

Adulthood isn’t about age (I have that). Adulthood isn’t even about maturity (I don’t have that).

Adulthood is about responsibility.

It’s why you can sometimes hear the expression, “He matured at a young age” or, … Read the rest