Tag Archives: pain

What it means to be human

“Before 70 we are merely respected at best and we have to behave all the time. But after 70 we are respected, esteemed, admired, and revered and don’t have to behave unless we want to” – Mark Twain   We … Continue reading

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Chatty Runners

“No one is normal” I’m not a gut wrenching, hard core, in your face exercise fanatic. At my age and given my current health, I exercise slowly. Take my time. Smell the roses. Exercise should not be torture. So………….I stop … Continue reading

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Commercials

“It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing, when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.” – Rod Serling With time on my hands, I watch TV. Too … Continue reading

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Sticker Shock

“It was the word, sad. Sad has an ugly weight” – The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais Moving to a stick house with our daughter presented us with a small dilemma. What to do with the Motorhome? Sell it? Donate … Continue reading

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Killer Bees

“Both my ex’s only closed their eyes during sex cause they hated to see me have a good time” – The Secrets of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh In the old “You won’t believe this department”, I had this conversation … Continue reading

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The Grim Reaper

Yesterday morning I woke, sat up and felt weak. Very weak. Could hardly move. Felt my forehead. Sweating and clammy. What the hell. Is this it? Am I kicking the bucket? Having the big one? All I could do was … Continue reading

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Line In The Dirt

“Nothing disappears in its entirety, everything leaves a trace in some way, somewhere” – Police by Jo Nesbo Let’s be clear. I’m not a perpetually angry man. Just very curious. Curious about, among many things, the human experience. Take the … Continue reading

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