There was only one path to this moment and it’s the path I took. That’s my big birthday revelation. Aging has a sweet spot, and I’m there.
My Inner Swamp Thing
When I slip into a bad mood, my inner Swamp Thing rises from the dark bog of my amygdala and the brain chemistry of irritation floods me.
The Immortality Grift
I don’t believe in immortality. It’s like buying a long-term life insurance policy that starts after you’re dead.
A Small Invisible Victory
A switch inside me flipped and my need to bring order to the garage disappeared. It’s a very small invisible victory.
Another 30 Years?
It’s going to take some mental hocus-pocus to get me to 98. I was already married for 32 years and the new guy wants to add another 30.
Kindness Is Enough
The self-checkout fairy seems to like her job working as a customer service associate at Kroger. Her job is to show us kindness.
R.I.P. Miss Manners
A friend of mine complained that I have bad manners. Evidently, I picked my teeth after eating a meal with her and she was mortified.