Category Archives: Life

Renaissance Man

noun a person with many talents or areas of knowledge. I periodically like to think of myself as a renaissance man because I have a vast array skills acquired by my never ending need to learn new things. However, lately … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror

This week I heard an interesting notion that the things we find most annoying in other people are things that we need to work on within ourselves. I’m not sure if I entirely subscribe to that belief although I do … Continue reading

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Benny Go Home

So here at the Jersey Shore there is a saying that happens starting around Memorial Day Weekend which lasts throughout the summer: Benny Go Home. You’ll see this on bumper stickers and t-shirts and various store signs. In case you … Continue reading

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What Is Love Anyway?

I am a 50 years old man. I’ve been in a relationship with my wife for 29 years. I am a son. I am a brother. I am a friend. I am a father to dogs. You would think that … Continue reading

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Can I Be Honest?

I have a list of topics that I would like to write about but I tend to hold back from doing so? Why? Partly because I get sidetracked and am prone to fits of procrastination but also partly because I’m … Continue reading

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Picky Picky

The other day I was looking out the window at work and saw a squirrel jump up on to a garbage can and find a bit of food. He proceeded to sit there for the next ten minutes happy as … Continue reading

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The Struggles of Adulting

I went to the wake of a friends father this past Friday. My struggle was with what to wear. I haven’t had the needd to dress like an “adult” for about a year and a half at this point. My … Continue reading

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Ebb & Flow

I talk often about maintaining balance in your life. It’s incredibly difficult to do but today I realized why. You don’t know what’s happening next. If there was some kind of way of knowing what the next 20 years of … Continue reading

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The Next Thing

If there is one glaring character flaw I’ve noticed in myself it’s the ability to almost never be content in the present moment. I tend to find myself looking for “the next thing”. It’s not so much that I’m looking … Continue reading

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Until It Happens

There are certain things in life that you tend to give very little thought about – until it happens. Today was one of those days for me. I work as a cheese monger a couple of days a week and … Continue reading

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