Nicotine & Ferraris

A joke about a guy and his non-smoking colleague: “How long have you been smoking for?” the colleague asks. “Thirty years,” says the smoker. “Thirty years!” marvels the co-worker. “That costs so much money. At a pack a day, you’re spending $1,900 a year. Had you instead invested that money at an 8 percent return for […]

Airing Of Grievances

The Friday lesson of how to decipher who your real friends are: when it’s your birthday they call or text or see you, rather than post some miscellaneous garbage diatribe on your Facebook wall. This has caused me angst in the past so I decided to publicly air my grievances. Thank for you listening.   […]

Freedom: Visualized

Beneath the deadbeat sun Were scribed the words of immortality: A down-trodden path of forgiveness decimated by frailty. The decimation a horror; Lapses in time coincide with mercurial human judgment. The light passes through us. That light drew us. The vastness of nothingness alludes us all — Targeting us in a meteoric shower of incendiary […]

Consistency: The Difference Between Being Foolish And Realistic

My favorite quote is arguably one said by one of my personal heroes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and it involves realization versus expectations: A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds. Think about this carefully. Emerson is a proponent of the mercurial, urging others to live a life of spontaneity and not one of rehashed […]