Tag Archives: 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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Deflated But Getting Better!

Hello. My name is Alan and I am 44 years old. I work a lot, travel a lot, eat a lot of shitty food and don’t exercise much. I know, I know…I’ve read all the reports and listened to all … Continue reading

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Searching For The Sweet Spot

If you’ve ever played sports, you know what I’m talking about when I mention “The Sweet Spot.” In baseball, it’s that place on the bat where, once the ball hits it, you know it’s out of the park. In basketball, … Continue reading

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Tee Box Philosophy

What is it about golf? There’s something about hitting a little ball with a stick that brings out the best in my Dad. In our family, it’s hard to get a word in when my siblings and I are at … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things To Do This Summer

Planning on seeing more of this lady this summer… Well…the hectic part of my year is over and now? Now I got lots of time off. According to my calendar, I have 6 days of work in a little over … Continue reading

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Facebook Wants To Know…

“What’s on your mind?” Daily I log onto Facebook, the bastion of friendly personality conflicts, dramas and poignant prognostications, and I see this little question and I am forced to ask myself… “Self…what IS on my mind?” And I think … Continue reading

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The Crossroad (A Narrative By A Father)

Recently a blogger friend wrote about her exploits with her kids and how she is afraid to let go. I imagine she and my wife are in the same boat. My son, who is 8, has been struggling for control … Continue reading

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