Category Archives: My Life

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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A New Driver In The House

16 years I’ve been driving this kid around. When he was an infant, I strapped him into his car seat and listened to him screaming when we bought a new Ford Explorer (I wanted to pull the car over and … Continue reading

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March Madness 2018

This year for the Madness, I found myself following the eventual national champion,  Villanova Wildcats, throughout the tournament! In Pittsburgh, Nova easily took out Radford in the 1st Round then romped on Alabama in the 2nd. Moving on to Boston … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2017 & A New Tradition?

This year was another stellar Layton family get-together! As usual, we spent time hanging out with Mom & Dad, crashed at Uncle Frank’s home in the woods and had Thanksgiving dinner at Aunt Mandy’s house. Everyone got their fill (including … Continue reading

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When Sitting (& Sh!%ting) Get To Be A Problem…

So for 3 years or so, I’ve been working out, watching what I’m eating, doing my best to keep my sciatic nerve and back issues in check. Years ago, I had a herniated disc and my sciatic nerve got tweaked, … Continue reading

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Good Times In Chi-Town

It’s been a few years since the last time my high school friends got together and went on a road trip. The last time, we found ourselves in New York City. THIS time…Chicago was our town of choice and we … Continue reading

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Super Bowl 50

  Another winter, another Super Bowl. This one was special though…because it was the 50th! Unlike last year’s football extravaganza, this one didn’t live up to the hype…unless you like defense. Because it was Denver’s defense that won the game … Continue reading

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