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Road Trip With My Son: Sometimes you can go “home” again

Everyone needs a road trip, every now and then. And if it involves going back to the place of your childhood home it becomes more of a time-travelling expedition. That’s what it felt like when my son, CJ, and I went back to Wisconsin last month to retrieve the last of my parent’s belongings from

Guest Post on

The BoomerCafe is a great place to connect with other Baby Boomers who are enjoying this time in life by staying fit and having fun. They were gracious enough to publish my post about climbing a 14er with my kids. Click here if you'd like to see the post.  

By |November 19th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Post Midlife Musings on the Purpose of the Past

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.”   -Henry Ford   Hard to argue with, isn’t it? I think so, so I stopped trying. But not after decades of doing what I had always done, which was work for other people, at the place of their choosing, when

And So It Begins

It’s 1960, and I am born. No experience. Call me Stupit. I’ve worked all my life for other people. It’s 2015, and I have nothing to show for it. Except for my kids, which have nothing to do with working for other people – being a cog in someone else’s machine. The one thing I

By |October 29th, 2015|Tags: , |

Slow Creeping Demons and a Sleepless Night

A recent news program concerning the growing use of steroids among teenagers sent me to bed with a disturbing image stuck in my mind, and judging from the manner in which I later found myself entangled with my blankets, I would guess that my dreams that night had been rather disturbing as well. The image

By |February 20th, 1990|Tags: , , |