You didn’t see any melancholy. No sad faces or tears. You didn’t see any peace signs. You didn’t hear any self-righteous jibber-jabber about starving children or persecuted world leaders. You probably didn’t hear any flutes or harpsichords or even acoustic guitars. You didn’t see a lot of hipster-types thinking deep thoughts in the front row. […]
Move over, Pee-Wee, Babe, Reggie, Whitey and Hank! You’re too old school. Outdated. Irrelevant and, well, just plain ineffective in today’s game. Your experience is overrated. Your instincts, although definitely proven, really don’t carry any water in our future plans. Your gut feelings? Our new system can’t quantify feelings! Sheesh! And don’t get me going […]
I wrote a novel several years ago…It is still one of my proudest personal accomplishments. I was re-reading parts of it the other day and came across a line, a quote, a little wisdom, that a particular character was imparting to another. I was especially proud of this line. It came to me a few […]
They always say you should walk away from a fight. Especially one with your significant other. Turn the other cheek. Simmer down. Don’t do (or say) anything that you’ll regret down the road. Let your cooler head prevail. Just walk away. Well, that’s exactly what I did recently after a small nighttime disagreement with my […]
“Ask not what your country can do for you…ask what you can do for your country” More awe-inspiring words have never been spoken from a sitting president. In one sentence he conveyed the essence, the totality, of what it means to be an American. He encapsulated the spirt of individualism, self-reliance and selflessness. These bedrock […]
One of the coolest parts of being a kid was the untamed imagination that ran fast and free in our young minds. Uninhibited and void of jaded thoughts, we dreamt of flying into space. Of hitting the last inning home run. Of rocking out in front of a stadium-sized crowd. And after each of these […]
Once in a blue moon the stars align perfectly and the geniuses at the television networks get one right. That certainly was the case back in 2003. Out of nowhere came one of the funniest shows of all time. And one of the most legendary characters ever to grace the small screen was born. Charles […]
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