“Kids These Days”: A Peek Into James’ Room and His Brain

I found this young blogger this morning, who's content I am compelled to share Rather, he found me via yesterday's blog on workaholism. I do a lot of work studying youth culture and have found a good deal of pragmatism coming from their observations of their parent's adult life. Young adults and teenagers today grew … Continue reading “Kids These Days”: A Peek Into James’ Room and His Brain

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How To Spend A Weekend With Your Mom

I don't know why it is, but I know it "is"...and not just for me but as an experience had by a lot of Gen X-ish women who have grown up to become independent professionals and moved away from their families in search of their own way in the world. We love our parents  because … Continue reading How To Spend A Weekend With Your Mom

Celebrating American Dads: Because They Can’t All Be Morons

Father's day is a nice invented holiday, no matter where you live. We get to say thanks to Pops for his part in bringing us into this world and bringing us up, for better or worse!. 🙂 It was sweet to be out and about "brunching" today and see all the young families in their … Continue reading Celebrating American Dads: Because They Can’t All Be Morons

Medieval Torture for Fitness

In the bottom image, you will see what is referred to by modern-day fitness experts as a Reformer (learn more at https://fitnessgeko.com/). When you exercise and want to get your muscles relaxed don't forget to check out this natural muscle relaxer supplement! This is a device used for a modern day fitness ritual for folks … Continue reading Medieval Torture for Fitness

Rationalizing alcoholism through connoisseurship

Let me first start by saying that i am NOT an alcoholic. Let me follow that up by saying that i love a good "culinary cocktail". They say that as you age your vices evolve. First it's drugs (in your 20s-30s). Then it's Booze (30's and 40s). Then it's food (in perpetuity until you die) … Continue reading Rationalizing alcoholism through connoisseurship

The rules of suburban banter

In the few years I have spent engaging in casual banter with the suburban middle class parents of my wife's voice and piano students, I have learned a few things about appropriate casual conversation topics. I welcome loving additions, but here is a starter-list of appropriate chat topics when engaging with this regional tribe: Gas … Continue reading The rules of suburban banter