Ye Olde Cleanse

As you get older a common desire is to get rid of the clutter and dead wood in your life.  Both people and things.  Kentucky and I used to talk about removing the dead wood from our lives 30 years ago so you can only imagine how much more there …

Beautiful Brazilians

And just so Kentucky doesn’t get too excited I’m not talking about a Brazilian Wax, but Brazilian Women.  There is something about them that is jaw dropping.  Case in point the beautiful Morena Baccarin – I’m pretty sure she could make me do pretty much anything she wanted, just by asking …

Iconic Photos

What makes a photo Iconic?  I think if you think of someone or something then the first image that comes to mind is Iconic.  For example.  If you mention Hunt, you think of: The ex CEO of Jordan Publishing, you think of: The Clash, you think of: And of course …

The Mini-Break

So tomorrow (today) is already March 1st.  If you are in the 55+ club you’ll know full well that instead of getting 12 months to a year, you are lucky if you have 12 weeks.  It all goes by so fast.  This year my wife and I are going to …

Die With Dignity?

So they often talk about dying with dignity, but it seems to me the older you get the less likely that is to happen.  This is why people like James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Bruce Lee, Jean Harlow, Natalie Wood, and of course Jesus died young so they didn’t have to …

Dead Shark Syndrome

So life continues with its fair share of highs and lows.  When you get into your fifties you can easily suffer a little bit from “dead shark syndrome” – walking around with the dead lifeless eyes of a shark.  There are few surprises at this age and most of the …

Cooperation

Nothing makes me happier than when The Consul helps out a lesser mortal in making this blog better.  Writing a blog takes a lot more time and effort than most people realize, and even if it is drivel, it is our drivel!  So when you see things like this:it fills …