100th Post! Is it Really Worth Doing?

Hello Kiddos So this is the 100th post about Why Life is Great and other stuff too! The old man is asking himself if this is really worth doing? Like sit-ups, vitamins, or flossing – are they really worth it? Let’s face it, I got an audience of 3-4 people. The answer is YES because […]

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Hats Are Great!

Alright kids Spring is here and soon summer will follow. Now I don’t know with climate change if it will become all summer, all the time where we live, but one thing is for sure – we will need hats.  Hats are readily available and they come in many shapes and sizes and that makes […]

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Today’s Special Blog Contributor

Dear Sister, Last Friday, your father and I went to see Mohsen Janatpour, M.S. give a talk on art. I thought it was actually really cool and I understood every single word he said. And that’s what makes life grand. Understanding and learning from smart people. There was one person in that room that was […]

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Competition Makes you Better!

Dear Daughter After posting the obvious comparison yesterday about you being better than your brother, “somebody” suddenly popped out of nowhere very displeased with the post – I guess “they” were reading it and it got their attention! I think it’s good for “people” to know that they could step up a little and that […]

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You’re Better Than your Brother!

Dear Daughter There is a saying that women who want to be equal to men have no ambition – you can do better than being equal to a man! Especially the guy next to you! I know this is a heck of a week and I doubt you’ve slept much, but hang in there. We […]

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Attitude

Dear Daughter Yeah, it’s going to be a tough week, but you know what? The daughter I know will just face it with a great attitude. She will attack what needs to be done, do her best, and whatever the results – forget about it! You’re just too cool to care! Hang in there kiddo, […]

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Naps – Nature’s Refresh Button

Dear Daughter Naps can make life great! Don’t beat your self up for napping Sunday and refreshing your batteries for school work. You have always been a good napper, really able to sleep just about anywhere; on a desk alone or a table with friends. Some people even nap in recliners with other family members […]

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Your Feet Have Special Moisture Sensors!

Life is great because your feet have moisture sensors which enable you to neglect household maintenance tasks. This morning somewhere around 2 AM I woke up with a mighty thirst and stumbled over to the kitchen to fill up a mug with nice cold water from the refrigerator. Now mind you, I was still sleepy […]

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Perfect Pairing: Opera + M&Ms!

Needless to say kids, your dad is a classy guy – that’s why I went to the opera last night to see La Traviata.  Like most operas, sad story, some death, lots of singing and a poor selection of snacks.  Before the opera started I thought the right food pairing for La Traviata would be […]

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Dodging Regret!

WARNING: I don’t know if this post is really meant for  anyone other than  myself. It’s really just a long confessional. This really went off the rails! So I lost a friend on Monday. Bruce Robertson passed on April 9, 2018. This was an odd friendship, I can’t say that I really knew Bruce, he […]

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April 10th is Siblings Day!

Dear Son and Daughter I’ll bet that you did not know that April 10th is Sibling Day? For some people out there this may be a hard date celebrate because their siblings are a pain in the butt, however I hope that the majority of folks viewing this have matured past the painful sibling stage […]

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Never too Old to Reinvent Yourself!

Dear Son & Daughter Alright, I’m going to stop playing favorites and add my son to this blog too. The big guy is equally as stressed as his sister as he studies for some graduate programs and begins to contemplate what he’s going to do with his life and is starting to realize that while […]

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Pain Free – Yeah Baby!

Dear Daughter Your father must have been kidnapped by gypsies) or something because it’s been forever since I wrote anything in this blog. Sorry if there’s any gypsies reading this, but someone had to take the fall for my lapse. This is obviously not a post about personal responsibility! Without my word of the day […]

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