Happy effing Holidays!!!

Christmas is just a few days away, and holiday travels have already commenced. For me, its just another reminder that my family is gone. I’m actually lucky, in that I have a friends that I will be spending the holidays with, and that makes me happy. Holidays have been especially tough for me, not just…

Do you really know your spouse (ex)?

It’s been a very strange weekend.  I’ve had some nightmares about my ex.  I don’t remember all the details, but I do remember waking up with a start.  The dreams got me to thinking about how much I didn’t have in common with my ex.  I loved her deeply (still do), but we really had…

Paul Harvey …. Good Day!!!

I grew up listening to Paul Harvey News and Comment on the radio. Paul Harvey was a folksy broadcaster born in Tulsa, who cut his broadcasting teeth in Chicago in the late 40s and 50s, before becoming a national icon from the 1960s on. One of the segments that I always enjoyed was on his…

Odd Conversation

I had a very odd conversation today. I was at lunch, and a co-worker introduced me to a friend of his. The friend, who I shall describe as a 20 something female, asked me where my wedding ring was. I responded that I was not married, and she was very incredulous about that. She stated…