Mess is comfortable and can sometimes be creative. But our mess can hide a few landmines. ___ A little mess is nice, but a lot of mess can be a disaster. I am comfortable with a little mess: My hair, my desk, my books. They are all messy. I try to look presentable because that’s what … More 9 Ways that Being Messy can be Fun and Helpful
Losing an uncle made me think about where we would be without our uncles? ____ Earlier this year my uncle Brian passed away. His death seemed to tap into an ocean of emotions for me. I cried harder than I did at my own father’s funeral. In the last 20 years we really were not … More The Men from U.N.C.L.E.s
What is a Real Man? ___ “Wanted: A Man of Steel. Please send photos of your abs and your junk.” This is a real ad… it’s something I am writing about for an upcoming piece. What do you think about the questions: Is there such a thing as a Perfect Man… A Man of Steel? … More Wanted: A Real Man
Go ahead, hug a tree. But don’t forget to hug yourself too, because whether you know it or not, you are 90% post consumer recycling. __________ Welcome to today. It is Wednesday where I live, but it could be Tuesday or Thursday depending on where you are… If you are retired or on vacation, it … More Relax, no need to Recycle because You My Friend, ARE Recycled!
I am a personal Ghoster and here is my story. ___ I love my family, I enjoy my relationships and I receive a great deal of satisfaction from my life. But sometimes, I just need to disappear. Juggling the demands of life can wear at you. Life can be like sandpaper, constantly scratching your edges. This is stimulating … More Nine Ways that Ghosting can Improve Your Relationships
City life is a confrontation: For thousands of years we lived outdoors. But now, we are inside people. Are we trapped? ___ Unfaithful Totems Clouds tell of roots, Anchors. Ladders and chutes, Rains and pours. Glass on grass. Reflecting clouds and sun. Shrouds of clouds. A canopy of blasphemy. Rippling skies, tearing feet. Pounding metal, searing … More Unfaithful Totems: Trapped Inside?
Google thinks they own the Alphabet. Just look at how language is used on the Internet. Maybe it’s time that we take it back? ____ Google thinks they created the alphabet. Huh? I have an email that tells the story of how Google created the alphabet. It stunned me for a moment, “I thought that God created the alphabet?” No, little … More You have the power of Google, Word and Gutenberg
Sean Swaby admits that he isn’t always happy. His confession may result in a flurry of people telling him to smile, recommendations for antidepressants or offers of food to make him feel better. ___ Go ahead, you don’t have to smile. It’s okay if you are not happy all of the time. Just know that … More Men and the Resting A**hole Face: Smiley Face Not Required
Men, do you feel pressure to smile? I do. I can be serious and aloof. I sometimes seem… “Unhappy.” ____ In a recent Facebook discussion, I learned about the RBF – Resting Bitchy Face from an article I found (link at bottom). Any men brave enough to throw their SERIOUS into the ring? After I … More Happiness Porn: The Peer Pressure to Smile
I have a friend who loves to talk about his Junk and if you ask nicely, he’ll even show it to you. ___ Some people can turn their Junk into art. Not me. My Junk always ends up in piles next to my bed. I have a friend named Don who makes a living by driving … More Choose Yourself Lessons from a Junk Artist