Listen to  Instrumental Dub

Trying something new Is oh so good for you When I first saw the word “Dub,” I assumed it was related to Dubstep and kind of kept my distance.  Then one fateful day I stumbled upon the Instrumental Dub genre in Pandora and pushed play. According to Wikipedia, who knows everything, Dub is a genre…

The Friendless Man

Back in 2008, I posted my take on the principle “Never Marry a Man Who Has No Friends.”  For those click link commitment phobes:  to sum it all up, men who do not have close bonds with others usually have intimacy issues and lackluster communication habits.  Father Pat Conner, and forget religion here- it’s not…

Pefectly Good

  And now that you don’t have to be perfect, You can be good. -John Steinbeck

Cruising with Dad

Spent the afternoon with my father. His house is as messy as it was before the big clean out last Feb. I don’t know what to say, except, hoarding is a mental disease. I don’t get mad. I do worry a lot. We rode around North Beach in his “pimpmobile” convertible after eating at Plaza…

Photo of the Day

Do you agree? (Created with my photo, edited & lyrics by The Smiths)

Photo freeze frame

Snapped this while riding a bike taxi in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Do you see the person in the background?

“Look, I couldn…

“Look, I couldn’t spend another summer meeting deadlines behind a computer at night when I could be on the rooftop of Le Bain looking for shooting stars and smoking angel dust with my friends and writing a book, which is what I’m doing next.” –Cat Marnell

“Facebook sucks”

Facebook sucks -by 79sparrows Wow. I like the depth of this quote. It’s so brilliant. Profound. Simply, ahead of it’s time. Don’t agree that Facebook is dreadful? Stick around. But first, explain yourself in the comments. What does Facebook add to your life? I know what it’s added to mine: + I am now aware…

Originally posted on 79 Sparrows:
Free advice from me to you I don’t anger easily.  So when I do, it is because someone did something really stupid.  There’s a little saying: Anger tells us when we have been betrayed-either by ourselves or by someone else.  Anger is our friend, like our gut.  Both send a strong…

Originally posted on Childhood Relived:
The smoke twisted and turned across the sky in a fluffy white cotton candy stream.  I didn’t know what it was supposed to look like – should it look like this?  I looked to my teacher’s eyes and I knew – something was wrong.  The Challenger was broken. But there…

Miss You, Liz

Navy Pier Snow Globe plays “My Kinda Town” I bought this snow globe 7 years ago when Liz took me to Chicago to visit her family.  Not a day passes that I do not think fondly of my dearest friend.