and so it goes….and so it is.

I was listening to the Grateful Dead – Live at the Fillmore East this afternoon…I love their cover of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles’ “Second That Emotion.” One of the things I love about it is that the mistakes in their performance of the song are included, and that the mistakes give the song anContinue reading “and so it goes….and so it is.”

one year later…..and i still like brussel sprouts.

February 22, 2020. Pre-COVID. The day I emotionally hit rock bottom. I was put on a two-week medical leave, because I told my boss that on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being that I wanted to “check out”, I was at a 3. I felt out of place wherever I was, andContinue reading “one year later…..and i still like brussel sprouts.”

no worries. (aka “the elevator”)

My dreams tend to be pretty random, but every once in a while I’ll have a dream that is so incredibly vivid, so incredibly random, and so incredibly confusing. Last night’s dream was one for the ages. I remember that I was in a hotel lobby or a gigantic lobby of an office building, andContinue reading “no worries. (aka “the elevator”)”

the redemption of johnny lawrence.

“Don’t let the past remind us of what we are not now.” – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young I’ve started watching Cobra Kai on Netflix. I won’t be a spoiler, but I can tell you that this gives a completely different spin to the original Karate Kid movies. There’s a common perception that people neverContinue reading “the redemption of johnny lawrence.”

steroid cars, the unnecessary “u”, and a poem from my nightmare.

The Ford Company meant well. They spent a pretty penny reuniting the main characters from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation to introduce their new hybrid Mustang. I’m sure it will have some nice bells and whistles, but I can’t help but wonder if this car will be the Edsel of the new millennium. Gone are theContinue reading “steroid cars, the unnecessary “u”, and a poem from my nightmare.”