Social Fridays

Ever since we’ve become parents, it has become, as expected, a lot more difficult to get together with friends and family, especially in the frequency that we used to. Before, it was fairly easy to set up a coffee meeting with our friends or go grab dinner with some family without much challenge. As I’veContinue reading “Social Fridays”

The Voyage of Life

Please indulge and bear with my reflection as I post this, scribbled down on a loose piece of paper the night before the start of Spring: The large white flakes fell outside the dining room windows a day before the official start of Spring, leaving the backyard, the neighborhood, and many across the northeast blanketedContinue reading “The Voyage of Life”

Sitting around the ol’ radio…sort of

There is something that I find incredibly relaxing and peaceful about listening to an old radio program. It could be the earlier (some clichés would say simpler) times evoked by radio, or maybe it’s the ‘theatre of the mind’ that I find so much more creative than having someone spell it out for us inContinue reading “Sitting around the ol’ radio…sort of”

My son, the chick magnet

At eight months old, my son is an absolute flirt. Sure, he likes to smile and laugh at me, and will break out a smile for a nice guy who starts up a conversation with him while we’re out in a store or a restaurant. But when it comes to the ladies, boy oh boy,Continue reading “My son, the chick magnet”

Let it rain!

I love rainy days. Call me crazy, call me weird, but there’s just something about them that just gets me in a completely, ready-to-create type of mood. It could be the whole subconscious notion that rain means ‘staying indoors’ or maybe it’s just harder to sit down and do something when it’s bright and sunnyContinue reading “Let it rain!”

The Circle of Life

“Lord, what fools these mortals be!” – Puck, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 3, Scene 2 I had a very jarring moment recently that out of nowhere caused me to start thinking about mortality. Notably, my own. Throughout the course of my life, I’ve rarely given it thought, or if I did, only in darkContinue reading “The Circle of Life”