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

The perils of home cooking

Mind you, this entire post is based on a supposition, which, if false, makes the whole of the blog as unfortunate as the events that led up to this post. But, if you’re daring, then read on…

In almost any … Read the rest

Red skies at night

Apologies to all you Fixx and 80’s music fans, but this is about the original “red skies at night”, as in the old sailor’s adage:

Red skies at night, Sailor’s delight

Red skies at morning, Sailors take warning

On the … Read the rest

I always say never say never or always

There are few real impossibilities in life, just as there are few real absolutes. So why do so many people use “always” and “never”?

The words tend to show up most of the time when someone wants to put emphasis … Read the rest

Addle-brained

I always thought I would have more time.

It was inevitable, of course, but still, I thought it wouldn’t be for a while.

But, there it is. No sense weeping or whining. Time to face up to the facts and … Read the rest

Back in the swing?

So here’s a funny situation for you: retired man, physically capable, time and money on his hands, lives in South Florida…

…and doesn’t play golf.

Yes, I know, it’s as if the very laws of science and nature are breaking … Read the rest

I should have been a bug

Little did I know when I penned the amorous adventures of Jeremy with the Queen Ant that I would one day be the subject of life imitating art.

I’ve always been on good terms with insects. We get along well. … Read the rest

Reality vs. rhetoric: Being president vs. becoming president

Oh, those annoying nitpickers with memories…

Donald Trump rode an unconventional (I’m being charitable) campaign all the way to the big seat in the White House. He made a lot of brash and bold claims and his people loved him … Read the rest

Unmatchable, the final chapter

Well. That answers that.

In all likelihood, “that” has always been the answer.

No, you’re not coming in on the middle of a conversation. Or, perhaps, in some ways, you are. It’s a long-running debate I’ve been having and even … Read the rest

What’s worse than being a crummy cook?

Being a good one, of course!

I sealed my doom when I took upon me this challenge to cook a new recipe each month this year. The only requirement I put on myself was that they all be a favorite … Read the rest