g. (Not to confused with Kenny in any way whatsoever)

I’m gonna be a grandfather. My stepdaughter and son-in-law are expecting. As rough a year as this has been, this brings me incredible joy. Instead of being “Grandpa” or any derivatives of that name, I’m keeping it on the cool side….just call me “G”….and yes, this means I’m gonna be a porkpie hat wearing, pipeContinue reading “g. (Not to confused with Kenny in any way whatsoever)”

kanye and the christoholics.

Talk about the world’s worst band name. I’m developing a love/hate relationship with organized religion. I love the religions that GENUINELY teach the importance of loving one another, regardless of race, gender, creed or preference. I have absolutely no tolerance towards any religious beliefs that preach division, or that one religion is correct or betterContinue reading “kanye and the christoholics.”

8 things, based on 5+3.

On this my 53rd birthday, I’m thankful for the following: Family – and that’s not just blood relatives. Laughter – there’s been a lot of that this weekend. Self-forgiveness…it’s very powerful and freeing. Blue Bell Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream – self explanatory. Otto’s naps…..he looks so incredibly peaceful. Cloudy days with no rain….I canContinue reading “8 things, based on 5+3.”

there is no i in blog.

Greetings from an undisclosed location in the Northeast! If ever there was a place to go to process a lot of emotional information, this is the place! One of the challenges of blogging/journaling is how to write about the emotions/experiences on any given day without it coming across as narcissistic. Writing is incredibly therapeutic, butContinue reading “there is no i in blog.”