Category Archives: In My Lifetime

A Half A Century

Sooooo…I’m 50. Seriously…I had to pause and look at that before I moved on because…it just seems so…crazy? Odd? What is the word I’m looking for? Unbelievable? When you’re a kid…50 sounds OLD. Hell…when you’re in your 20’s, 50 sounds … Continue reading

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Thanks Dad!

The last time I was home to visit my parents, I had a kidney stone. A very painful kidney stone which is now gonna cost me big bucks in hospital bills…but I digress. This story isn’t about my kidney stone. … Continue reading

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Back In MY Day…

They have NO IDEA how good they got it…right Grandma??? Recently there was a great post circulating on the Facebook that said exactly what I’ve been thinking (and in some cases…saying…) to my kids recently. It’s a terrible thing when … Continue reading

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Looking Backwards To Go Forward

I am, admittedly, someone who likes to look back at things. For whatever reason, I have always been that way. When it comes to my life, I have been so fortunate to have had so many great “moments” that it … Continue reading

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The Age I Am

Today I made a step forward and actually attended a spin class at the gym that I pay for monthly. It’s probably my first time IN the gym since December (or possibly November…or maybe October) and I was…uh…NOT in the … Continue reading

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Back In MY Day…

Last weekend, Paul Daugherty wrote an interesting editorial for The Cincinnati Enquirer that talked about summer. In it, he compared modern day summer with summer’s past and how different they are. “I remember when I was a kid…” and “Back … Continue reading

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In My Lifetime…Ohio University

The College Days When I graduated from high school, I quite literally had no idea what I was gonna do with my life. After a short stint working at my parents’ restaurant (peelin’ potatoes & washing dishes ain’t my thing) … Continue reading

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