That was beautiful

Fleetwood Mac crept up on me. They weren't on my playlist for the first few decades of my life. I thought "Tusk" was a pretty cool song, but that was about it. Somewhere along the way I fell in love with so many of their songs. I wouldn't say I'm a diehard fan, but I... Continue Reading →

Calm down

When we're in the surf together, DD will sometimes hug me tightly from behind as a wave breaks in front of us. I can't jump or dive or turn my back, so the salty water crashes over my face. In a previous life, it would have made me very cranky. In this life, it makes... Continue Reading →

The last taboo

There are lots of sucky, nasty, addictive and other generally unpleasant things about social media, but there are also times when its a winner. I love when it delivers an article into my Facebook newsfeed that contains an "aha" moment. I had one yesterday while reading an article in The Guardian called 'I miss what... Continue Reading →

Happiness or money?

I know unhappily married couples who’ve stayed together because they don't want to divvy up their assets and start over again financially later in life. While the love is gone, their coffers are full and they've made their peace with that. I understand the temptation to choose the easier life. Starting over financially is bloody... Continue Reading →

Love rat

I’ve been soooooo good on the low booze front over the past month, but I slammed a couple glasses of Peterson's Marsanne on Friday night. I was drowning my sorrows after visiting the exotic pet vet - Twitch the rat has been diagnosed with chronic respiratory disease. Sounds expensive, right? Right. But I must not... Continue Reading →

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