Last Sunday morning, I woke up from six hours of sleep following a four-day, end-of-summer Fun Binge with the kids. I considered myself lucky to have indulged in those precious six hours, as not unlike the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex, sleep went extinct for me several… Read More »I Have Not Slept In 23 Years
I am not one to make blog posts about News of My Life, mostly because my life just isn’t that interesting. Like everyone else, I breathe, I eat, I work, I sleep and I scratch myself inappropriately at random times. In my opinion, this does… Read More »The Top Five Things I Did When I Disappeared
I was driving the kids to school one cold, foggy morning, when my daughter announced, “I have something I want to say.” Sometimes, this is the six-year-old version of, I’m not sure exactly how to tell you this, but… and sometimes it’s her way of trying to shut her older sister up for just one freaking moment so she can get a word in edgewise.
Some of you will remember my post, On The Road Again, from earlier this summer, where I wrote about going into the studio and hitting the road with my brother’s band, Flat Jackson. The resulting album, Pretty Up The Truth, is now available on iTunes, and you can… Read More »The New Flat Jackson Album Is Now Available
2016 Yao Family Wines Napa Valley Brut Sparkling Wine. Pairs With: Seafood appetizers; caviar; assorted cheeses; the deep-seeded loathing that occurs as a result of the inevitable self-inventory you take during the holidays. Why does every party start with champagne? Because it makes everything festive and larger… Read More »Why I Am – Errr – What I Am Drinking For Thanksgiving
1. They’re Both Red: The 2014 Rubino Estates Primitivo is red. So is my car. One might end it at that, but the color of wine is not considered an objective quality. The Complete Wine Color Chart shows the 36 unique color states of red, white,… Read More »Five Things The 2014 Rubino Estates Primitivo Has In Common With My 2014 Nissan Versa Note.
I originally posted tis in November of 2017, after I’d started working on the full-length, novelized version of Pairs With: Life. A year-and-a-half later, I decided to update it with the final version of the first ten pages. I hope you enjoy!
How are we going to mourn this? I understand the fact that we’re talking about a $1.63 Billion With a B business, and lives are inextricably intertwined with livelihoods. But people died here. Farms grown with love and passed down through generations are lost forever. Places where people lived, laughed, fell in love, got married are now ashes.