New Years’ resolutions . . . or not

Do we ever get old enough (read: wise enough) to stop with the resolutions for the new year? Is it human nature to optimistically try to start with a clean slate on January 1st with (probably) empty promises? Oh, hell. I guess I’m still young enough and dumb enough to go for it. I started today with my first two lifestyle changes related to eating … Continue reading New Years’ resolutions . . . or not

All I want for Christmas

When you reach a certain age, Christmas just isn’t about the gifts anymore. Yes, I know that theoretically it should NEVER be just about the gifts, but even as a good church-and-catechism-going young’un – it really was pretty much all about the gifts. Now there is nothing that anyone could realistically give me that is in any way necessary or, as in my youth, desperately … Continue reading All I want for Christmas