(This is the first installment of a series called “The Happy Life” in which I will explore what I believe to be some important elements to living the happiest life.)
…and so, of course, we start with pain.
Pain hurts. Brilliant, right? Today I argue in favor of pain. Continue reading “The Happy Life – Pain”
Years ago there was a Burger King Ad campaign who’s tag line was “Have it your way”. My recollection is that they were trying to distinguish themselves from McDonalds. Continue reading “Have it YOUR way, weirdo…”
Look here, Grandpa….I’m getting tired of listening to my contemporaries bad mouth the Millennials!
We digitally shout “Get off my lawn!” as we see example after example of young people doing what young people do….i.e. make mistakes. It happens. It is part of the glory of youth! Continue reading “Lay off the Millennials, Gramps…”
Listen, I’ve got no beef with the doggies of the world. I’m just not a doggie person. That’s all.
In the spring of 1988 my wife and son were coming from Texas to join me at my first duty station, Fort Lewis, WA. I moved out of the barracks (where all the single soldiers live) and into a small temporary housing bungalow on post with the family while we searched for a home to rent.
When my wife and son first arrived from Texas I did a quick inventory and discovered that my family had expanded by four legs and a tail while I wasn’t looking. Continue reading “I Am NOT A Dog Person….okay?”