There are 54 cards in a deck when you count the jokers but that's not answer to life, the universe and everything.
Words to my daughter as she grows and goes...
When I wanted to be Tom Waits.
In the early 90s I wrote for and edited several lifestyle and business publications. I learned a lot in the busy, character-filled newsrooms of the suburban weeklies, like how to tell people what to do in prose…
The largest live crowd I ever spoke in front of was nearly 40,000, on August 16, 2011 and I had two goals: Be brief and be powerful.
Both men, looking out of their respective windows, smiling at their good fortune think to themselves simultaneously– anti-intellectualism is killing this world and their smiles fade.
On April 10, 2018 I planned a surprise party for our 25th wedding anniversary but a blizzard changed our plans and we headed south. Had it happened, I had a cake with our picture on it, a killer party band and a speech to deliver to the bride. This is that speech. . . . … Continue reading UNSPOKEN SPEECH
The path of an everyman, Everett Manning, destined to disappoint his angel in the usual ways.
I am going to invent something that requires no maintenance for the man who has everything
Tears are meaningless in the rain, she thought. In the rain, no one can see you cry. Then another part of her mind echoed back, "no one can see you in a dark ditch in the middle of nowhere either."