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,… Read More ›

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…. Read More ›

Good Instincts – Fire Bad!

  Dear Daughter Often education is responsible for assisting you with being successful in life, but don’t under estimate good instincts either! Good instincts can make life great and I believe you have good instincts based on the picture above…. Read More ›

Thin Mints – Hmmmmm!

Dear Daughter Let’s stay on yesterday’s snack seem. I think life is great because of the occasional binge on Thin Mints – specially when you stick them in the freezer! Hmmmmm, yummy goodness! This is the time of year where… Read More ›

Wheat Thins – Snacky!

Dear daughter You know this is not an advertisement! Wheat Thins can make life great when you desire a small snack, but it never ends that way – does it?  This is a serious problem that our household faces. These… Read More ›

Soft Toilet Paper – Nice!

Dear Daughter All right, let’s stay on yesterday’s very sophisticated theme of butt related stories. Soft double quilted American toilet paper makes life great! First let me share with you that when I was staying with my grandparents as a… Read More ›

In-Door Plumbing!

Dear Daughter Any camper out there or old timey guy like your Dad can tell you that indoor plumbing makes life great!  When I was a child, I lived for a short period with my grandparents in a home that had… Read More ›

We Live in Paradise!

Dear Daughter After having spent some time in Minnesota last week, let me tell you that life is great because we live in the SF Bay Area of California. They said that living in California makes you soft and are… Read More ›

Saturday – What a Day!

Dear Daughter Don’t Saturday morning’s make life great? The week is behind you, and sure you got all kinds of stuff you need to get done over the weekend, but that’s what Sundays are for! Enjoy your Saturdays! There are… Read More ›

Let There be Light!

Dear Daughter As you recently learned lightbulbs make life great, but they are extremely difficult to replace. It is because of this difficulty that people are always asking how many people from a particular country does it take to replace… Read More ›

Decisions & Regret!

Dear Daughter Well its that time of year when students must decide which extra class to drop and which one to keep – decisions must be made and regret will likely ensue regarding the road not taken! Sadly, there are… Read More ›


Dear Daughter Hopefully your first day of school was wonderful, but not so wonderful that you will want to stay in college forever! I’m torn whether to say that spell check makes Life Great or has dulled my brain? It… Read More ›

New Beginnings

Dear Daughter Well today is your first day of the semester, which is great. It’s a fresh start, a new opportunity to kick some college butt. As of today, you have 100% in every class! A chance to maybe meet… Read More ›

Love – of course!

Dear Daughter & Son (this time) Love is the most obvious “why life is great” posting, but I wanted to wait until today to post it because it’s mom and dad’s 25th wedding Anniversary. While this is the most obvious,… Read More ›