Aug 14, 2019
The song Don't Worry, Be Happy was written expressly for me. Because if there is nothing to worry about - than I worry about the absence of something to worry about.
I am concerned I may not be getting my point across.... (see what I mean.)
Over the years, I have tried to focus on what gifts I have as...
Aug 9, 2019
I don't think of myself as a violent man, but when I hear:
"You look great..... for 48."
I get a little nutty. That qualifier sort of negates the compliment, no?
Am I vain? Ok, so I am vain.
I agree, it is not an attractive quality. And, I am sure that I have some measure of all the 7 deadly sins in...
Aug 3, 2019
I have been traveling to big cities these past three weeks. Austin, Chicago and San Diego.
I have walked to nearly all my meetings on these trips. The number of homeless people seems overwhelmingly high in these places.
Is the number higher than usual?
I can't say.
How to give someone their dignity while...
Jul 25, 2019
My Mom is Italian and my Dad is Irish.
I am in the immigrant cycle of Americans where the immigrants were passing in the first 10 years of my life.
Those born in this country primarily identified with their country origin.
As a kid - When I was with my Dad's side - I was Irish.
When I was with my Mom's side - I...
Jul 20, 2019
It was a big week in our family.
I have a new niece as of last week.
My brother-in-law and his wife added a perfect little cutie-pie to the family. Mother and baby are happy and healthy. And we are so happy to have the new one.
I am rarely accused of being relaxed or calm. Even in repose, I am thinking of what...