Tending to More than Torn Achilles Tendon

Tending to More than Torn Achilles Tendon

  I don’t dribble and do lay-ups like Kobe Bryant but I managed to tear my Achilles tendon just like he did. Before my injury, I worked out with an…

Make Your Midlife Crisis Count

Make Your Midlife Crisis Count

“You only get one midlife crisis, so make it count.” That’s what my friend told me this week when I made a crack about my upcoming birthday. When does midlife…

Random Thoughts on Independence Day

Random Thoughts on Independence Day

  Independence Day is a symbol of American patriotism traditionally celebrated with barbeques and fireworks, but I’m skipping the fireworks this year since the noise scares the hair off my…

Marriage and the Man Cave

Marriage and the Man Cave

It’s safe to say that after 22 years of marriage, things have come full circle. Our new, deeper level of intimacy and love can be summed up in two words:…

My Old Man Never Sleeps

My Old Man Never Sleeps

I’m beginning to wonder if Mr. UnHollywood is a vampire; not the scary type who bites your neck, more like the brooding type with a tortured soul who never sleeps….

What Dad Wants for Fathers Day

What Dad Wants for Fathers Day

The countdown to Fathers Day has begun so if you don’t have a plan, get a move-on. Unless you’re like my girlfriend who confided in me that her husband put…

Marriage Buster Take 2

Marriage Buster Take 2

Our mutts Molly and Shane wake us up with the sun, pacing the wood floors of our bedroom, their nails click-clacking like a telegraph: “WAKE UP! Stop. WE’RE HUNGRY! Stop….

Marriage Buster #1

Marriage Buster #1

A good dentist handles critical matters in your life like keeping your smile sparkly and your mouth ouch free. My dentist does all that in his sleep. This week I…