The Day I Get A Porsche

When I turn 59 and a half I’m going to drain my retirement and get a Porsche. This is my day one plan. I have no thought beyond this.

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Manhood: After 35 Years I’ve Arrived

If the reflections in windows, mirrors and elevator doors are right, then I look good. Not boyishly handsome but real grizzled man good. I suffered for years as the boy with the baby face, I shaved once a month with a one-bladed razor, and it was enough —now I shave once every two weeks, and can grow sideburns, a soul patch and a goatee –my razor has 5 blades and vibrates. If this doesn’t say, I’m a man let’s explore what does.

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A Labor of Lawn

God gave man the burden of toiling the earth. The homeowner still answers this call. On his simple plot, he plants, prunes, fertilizes, weeds, mows, and subjugates every leaf and blade, flower and vine. He is connected to his land and his neighbor, both labor in sweat in a chorus of cursing of the mundane. […]

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