Clean shoves it down Milt’s throat, and Alone in a crowded room: Loneliness and being isolated from everything

Yesterday I was pleased to take a phone call from a guy I haven’t talked to in years, an old friend who once studied alongside me under Demetrius Toteras and who, for whatever reasons, had fallen off my radar screen. ‘Clean‘, as he calls himself now, is just that, clean, as he reports, clean of … Continue reading

My dad’s picture from eternity, and “Honey, I want to be a porn star!”: 50 Shades of Grey and married women getting into porn

My dad’s picture from eternity, and “Honey, I want to be a porn star!”: 50 Shades of Grey and married women getting into porn.

My dad’s picture from eternity, and “Honey, I want to be a porn star!”: 50 Shades of Grey and married women getting into porn

Here’s an interesting tidbit that you might find…well, interesting: My father, John, died last year on January 8th. On Christmas Day, while we were gathering for what would be our last Christmas together, I took a few pictures of Pops around the tree (see below). Those would be the last pictures of my father before … Continue reading

Julius Caesar and the Ides of March, and my soul-mate: An open oral love letter to Mia, with guest expert, Lori ‘Minky’ Radcliffe

The Ides of March, friends, are upon us; beware! Indeed, one of history’s most inglorious moments took place in 44 B.C. in ancient Rome, when Julius Caesar was given his forewarning of death, and mocked it. Now, there remains some confusion over just what is meant by the ‘Ides of March’. Some have held it … Continue reading

My son pays me the ultimate compliment, “I can’t stop myself!”: The Cheating Gene found only in women, and thoughts on 50 Shades of Grey

I received perhaps the highest compliment I have ever gotten recently, and I’d like to share it with you, especially you parents: I was sitting outside the other day with my friend and partner, Vic, along with my youngest son, Orson, and the talk turned philosophical, particularly, how each of us viewed our impending deaths … Continue reading

“That donut keeps calling me!”: Addiction, Self-Control and Choosing who you want to be, with Christina Santini

“That donut keeps calling me!”: Addiction, Self-Control and Choosing who you want to be, with Christina Santini.

“That donut keeps calling me!”: Addiction, Self-Control and Choosing who you want to be, with Christina Santini

Ah, the best laid plans of mice and men… My computer’s hard drive suddenly decided it had had enough this week, and thus my entire on-line existence was thrown into confusion. I got up to go to work earlier this week and found the computer dead, and nothing I or my tech friend could do … Continue reading