Before I conjure a tale of a silly daddy, wrong assumptions, finding your strengths, and (of course) dinner, I'd like to offer a warm welcome to new followers and gratitude to the WordPress team for my second Freshly Pressed nod. Howdy and thanks! Now, full steam ahead, eh? On y va. In my growing-up house … Continue reading Whan that Aprille.
You'll think this is a post about dogs because, well, mostly it's a story about a dog (though not the dog in the picture; he's new). But it's actually about how to listen to yourself, not the pressures around you, as you work and grow and achieve great things. Later, of course, it will be … Continue reading Work like a dog.
Dear Passat, It's me, not you. Our nine years together were full of Das Auto joy, but the team had to make a change. No, the crinkles in your seat leather and slight sag in your underbelly didn't diminish your beauty. It isn't that our new generic Japanese crossover vehicle is any better than you. … Continue reading Counting cars.
Safe travels to our friend, who will never be a stranger. Angle to Key West: Thanksgiving With Strangers (11/22).
Few people understand as well as my friend Marjorie that life is the adventure you make it. Not in an aggressive, carpe diem, "shall we go to Borneo?" way, but in the genuine, inject a bit of madcap into your average Saturday way. I wasn't a bit surprised a week ago, talking about what we … Continue reading People are good.