Tommy: Did you hear I finally graduated?Richard Hayden: Yeah, and just a shade under a decade, too, all right.Tommy: You know, a lot of people go to college for seven years...Tommy Boy They say you never stop learning, and I am the epitome of that adage. I graduated high school in '82, received my Associates'… Continue reading Seven Years
Let me tell you a little bit about my friends and bandmates. It all started with Steve and Kevin. Along with a couple of other friends, they started a band called Lost Giants in 2016 as a tribute to Steve's brother Chris, who had just died unexpectedly. I joined the group in late 2016, and… Continue reading Band Of Brothers
SpongeBob SquarePants ©2019 Viacom Media Networks I've always loved Mondays. To my way of thinking, Monday represents a chance to reset and get it right, to be better than I was the previous week. Sometimes weekends are just as jam-packed with activities as the week is, and sometimes (like this past one) it's an opportunity… Continue reading I’m Ready, I’m Ready!
I had nothing better to do this past summer, so I thought I would learn to speak Spanish. This desire was driven by a number of things. Having been born and raised in southern California, I've always had a love/hate relationship with Hispanic culture. As I've aged (read: mellowed and matured), the "hate" part has… Continue reading En Español, Por Favor
Nothing exemplifies my ever-shifting opinion on everything better than my thoughts on the weather. For background, I grew up in southern California, but probably not the southern California you're picturing in your mind right now. Where I grew up (first in the San Fernando Valley, then in the San Joaquin valley), winters were always mild… Continue reading Over/Under The Weather
Today a good friend told me a story that really made me think. She was driving home a few days ago, and was in the far left lane on the highway. She glanced in her rearview mirror and saw flashing lights approaching. She looked down at her speedometer - uncharacteristically, she was doing the speed… Continue reading Life on Earth
I almost made a huge, life-altering mistake yesterday. I'm not going to get into the details - suffice it to say that I had pulled the trigger on this action, and was going to go through with it. I consulted with people that had experienced the same thing, and I thought my decision was the… Continue reading Regret