Patrick Turner Today, at 10:00am, Patrick Turner will be laid to rest. He will take with him the hopes and dreams of two parents, a sister, and two brothers. A week ago, Pat was a seemingly happy-go-lucky sixteen year-old teenager, playing baseball and clowning around with his friends. I say seemingly because over the weekend,… Read more Not Just Another Suicide
Olympics The Olympic Games have come and gone and have left us all with images we will retain for a long time. Rio hosted the Summer games this time around and I honestly thought it would be an unmitigated disaster. Between the crime and the pollution in the water, I was just waiting for something… Read more My Olympics
Busy Busy is a four letter word. At least in my dictionary. Business has become the currency of perceived success in today’s society. People’s default answer to, “How are you?” has become “Busy”. If you say something different, you feel like a failure. I mean if you are not busy now a days, you are… Read more Busy is a Four Letter Word
Losing Weight. I admit it. I like to eat. On occasion, I’ve been accused of loving to eat. Guilty as charged, Officer. But as my body ages, I am no longer able to eat the same amount of the same things in the same way as I did when I was younger and not notice… Read more Why is Losing Weight so Freaking Hard?
Salad? You know what the best part about a BBQ is? Let me tell you. Close your eyes. Picture yourself walking through a friend’s living room, out the kitchen door, and into the backyard. There is a group of people talking and having a good time. You turn to your righ- WHAT IS THAT SMELL?… Read more Salad? Sure, that’s what my dinner eats!, And Other Veganisms.
Naps are your friend. Remember when you were 7 years old and Mom said it was time for you to take a nap? You couldn’t believe she meant this. I mean, I’m right in the middle of taking apart this bee hive in the backyard and she wants me to lie down for awhile. Sheesh.… Read more Who do I Need to Kill For Two Naps?