OH, THE TRIPLE DOT RESPONSE BUBBLE…

Posted on January 31, 2019

How in the hell did I get here? Of course, that’s a rhetorical question, because I know exactly how I got here.  But I don’t want to beat that drum today.  I’m actually developing shoulder issues and a bit of carpal tunnel from beating that drum so often.  I’m, honestly, a bit sick of hearing […]


NO ONE WANTS TO SEE YOU IN YOUR PAJAMAS

Posted on January 30, 2019

Get it together, man! Every morning before work I make the obligatory stop at my local chain convenience store to get my much-needed caffeine fix.  It literally looks like an episode of The Walking Dead as me and the other zombies aimlessly drag our lifeless corpses around, shuffling and moaning toward the coffee station like […]


YOU BROKE OUR HEARTS, TOM

Posted on January 29, 2019

Like the old saying goes… Sometimes you don’t know what you got ‘till it’s gone.  So true. In October of 2017 a piece of Americana left us all.  The arbiter of youth and summer days and freedom and better times.  Every man over 40 grew up with him. His music was the soundtrack of our […]


LIVING WITH OUR INNER FRED FLINTSTONE?

Posted on January 28, 2019

Emotions are something we have trouble controlling.   We can maybe try to ignore them or repress them a little, but we can’t control when they decide to show up, and not being in control is very unsettling and stressful for a lot of us.  Let’s face it, men, emotions are scary. And trying to […]


SATURDAY NIGHT DEAD

Posted on January 25, 2019

They are the epitome of all that’s gone haywire today. Just a couple years ago, my kids, wife and I used to look forward to Saturday nights.  We would all make our favorite snacks and curl up on the couch in the dark living room-anticipating the cold opening.  Who would the guest be? The musical […]


THE TOUGHEST MAN I EVER MET

Posted on January 24, 2019

I was sitting in the waiting area of my barber shop when I first came across him.  He stood about five-foot nine and was no more than 170 pounds ringing wet. Very unassuming.  Some would even say nerdy. He probably couldn’t bench press a hundred pounds or win a fight against my teenage nephew. Physical […]


ALL HAIL THE POOR MAN’S WORKOUT

Posted on January 23, 2019

Everyone is an expert in 2019! Just pick your topic and I guarantee there’ll be at least 47,000 nitwits on YouTube eagerly waiting for your thumb push so they can confidently espouse their so-called expertise on said topic. And nowhere is the know-it-all annoyance more free-flowing than in the fitness world.  Every barb-wire tattooed roid-head […]


WHAT WOULD VITO CORLEONE DO?

Posted on January 22, 2019

Can you remember the first time you saw The Godfather? Or more specifically, can you recall how it affected you afterward?  For me, it was as a 16-year old in the 80’s, and I was forever changed in my opinions and feelings of both filmmaking and life itself.  That’s how much of an impact that […]


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