Happy Father’s Day

So tomorrow is Father’s Day.  Probably the biggest single difference between myself and my drinking companions on this blog is that I have two children and they have none.  I don’t know if they wanted kids and it just never happened, or they never really wanted them.  For me I …

Tactile

Men in general are tactile creatures. It maybe because they have 6-18 inches of swinging (English) Ham hanging between their legs that they get to play with it from an early age, or something else. But we like touching things. Breasts of course are obvious, gear knobs, knobs of any …

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 …

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 …