My family’s musical project to help the unhoused both at home and in Hawaii. Continue reading Holiday Homelessness
Gratitude is very popular these days. Especially this week since it’s Thanksgiving. I’m not against gratitude and I even have some, but the smart-ass, non-compliant, rebel in me is crawling out. Continue reading A Hater’s Thanksgiving
That may be a weird title, but it’s much better than: My Wife Is Dumpster Fire. If I had posted a piece with that title, my next post would probably be called: My Wife Has Filed For Divorce. Continue reading My Wife Is A Camp Fire
Have you ever cooked a meal just for yourself? The dish may taste good and we may be proud of our efforts in making it, but in the end, it just isn’t that satisfying to do all that work just for one person. Continue reading Post Creative Pain
When I was 17 years old, I worked in a grocery store. One day a co-worker and I were pushing a giant skid full of milk cartons through the store. The skid was piled high with milk crates and was much taller than we were. We were using a skid mover, which was being steered by yet another coworker; driver in the front, two “engines“ in the back. Continue reading Judge Me, Judge Me Not
I usually buck the trend of list-style writing, but some matches really do seem to be made in Heaven- like these. Continue reading 10 Killer Combos
A humorous but reality-based look at how we’ve over-improved the public bathroom experience. Continue reading Overflow: Our Bathrooms Are Too Nice?
Animals along the roadside are especially unpredictable at this time of year, but there are things we can do to be more aware of them. Continue reading 3 Ways To Reduce Roadkill
Lizzie was asleep when she heard the terrifying noise. Was someone in her bedroom? As she rolled over to open her eyes and take a look, the shadow of a man came towards her, diving under her bed, like the monster in a kid’s nightmare. Continue reading The Totally True Tale of Stone Man Willie
Forgive my excursion into the always contentious waters of politics, but it’s Toddlertime again in Washington DC and ultimately, that’s our fault. Continue reading It’s Toddlertime-Again
It’s fun starting projects and working on them, but nothing beats getting one across the finish line- even if it takes longer than we expected ( or in this case, a lot longer!) Continue reading My New Album Releases Today!
Ego & self-consciousness make being creative a lot harder. Continue reading Why Did I Say That?
I’ve been waiting for this day for a long time. The day I say goodbye to my room. We’ve been together for 25 years. Even longer if you count the time we spent together before we made things official. Continue reading Ending In Divorce: A Vocational Love Story
I have a serious beef with some of our tried and true inspirational sayings. It’s bad advice! In fact, I’ve discarded it for most of my life and that seems to have worked out pretty well so far. But, I’m tired of seeing others suffer needlessly as they cling to this nonsense, believing they’re doing the right thing. Continue reading Bad Life Advice I’m Tired Of Hearing
He picked up the scissors again, took a deep breath and tried to relax. With the material stretched firmly between his fingers and his eyes carefully focused on the mark, the tailor squeezed on scissor handles. And just as the blades sunk into the fabric…
It’s bad enough we’re culturally addicted to gas, but it’s even worse when we act like idiots at the pump. Continue reading Old Man Rant: Gassholes & Car Alarms
Recently I wrote a piece about climate anxiety and answering the question:what can I do about climate change? As part of my answer, I began writing a column I’d like to share called RebEarth. Continue reading RebEarth
That’s right- my life goal is to live like a goat. Why? The answer is in a song. Continue reading Life Goal: Live Like A Goat
How do you know when you’re old? Is it a state of mind? A physical condition? How can we get the most out of life at any age? Continue reading Am I At The Age of Aging?
Several decades of inaction in the face of climate change have led many to new forms of anxiety, including me. Continue reading Climate Anxiety