I Love George Bailey

*It wouldn't be Christmas to me without George Bailey. I wrote this piece some time ago and I read it often as a reminder to myself to hang in there when I'm feeling the way George did on his "crucial night". If you are having a crucial night yourself, I ask that you remember that … Continue reading I Love George Bailey

The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

It's not your fault. You know- that thing (s) you did "wrong" in the back of your mind that keeps insinuating itself to the front of your mind and perhaps even aggressively spreading its big ass across even the little nooks and crannies of your mind, eventually invading every facet of your waking, and quite possibly, … Continue reading The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

Holiday weight gain fears? Consider this:

Food has no power. Perhaps I should expand on that. Food has no power except the power you give it, just like everything and everyone else in life. I know, I know- -you're mulling that one over in your mind, thinking about how you and your situation are different and there are people and things in your life that … Continue reading Holiday weight gain fears? Consider this:

Eternity? Who me?

I'll just come right out and say it: I don't like the idea of spending "eternity" playing a harp. I wouldn't even want to spend eternity playing a French horn, which happens to be the musical instrument I played from 5th grade through high school and love. I love to hear it starting at minute 1:05 … Continue reading Eternity? Who me?

Your Inner Voice

"Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy... or they become legend."  -Jim Harrison   Many moons ago, I remember asking my psychology professor if people who were crazy knew that they were crazy or if they just went through their days in a blissful … Continue reading Your Inner Voice

CockyShit-head is a superpower

So all this time you believed that being considered a cockyshithead (CSH) was an insult? Guess again! Whether it be movie characters like Katharine Parker  and Zack Mayo or real-life individuals from my own actual life experience, CSHs are a tremendous source of fascination for me.                          … Continue reading CockyShit-head is a superpower