A Psalm for the Children: “Mom and Dad, Please Fix the WiFi”

  Please bear with me. It’s Friday and I need to let off a little steam. Mental health is about finding your safe place and that is what this site is.  A safe place for you, and for me. Blessed are the faithful, who delight in Google’s Terms of Service, and who meditate on those … More A Psalm for the Children: “Mom and Dad, Please Fix the WiFi”

What I Wish I had Known Before I had Kids (That I Know Now)…

Man, what a tough question : “What I wish I had known before I had kids (that I know now)…” (click link for first post in this series) • • • Before I had kids, wow. I can’t remember what it was like. I wish I could tell my kids something profound like follow your heart … More What I Wish I had Known Before I had Kids (That I Know Now)…

Donuts are More Fun the Older You Get: Random Thoughts on Aging and the Mind

I sat down at my laptop and it seemed like minutes went by. And then it hit me: “Where did the time go?” I checked Facebook, made coffee, fixed some older blog posts, drank my coffee and ate a couple of mini doughnuts, and I thought a lot about how I don’t have anything original … More Donuts are More Fun the Older You Get: Random Thoughts on Aging and the Mind

A Goodbye Letter to Princess: An Open Letter to the World from The Cat

I wrote this post four years ago. Back then, I wrote it purely for fun. But today it has a different purpose: Today we remember Princess. My parent’s cat is not well and today she will leave us. She has given my parents years’ of joy, comfort and support. In the last few years, she … More A Goodbye Letter to Princess: An Open Letter to the World from The Cat

What Happens When Men Try a Little Retail Therapy?

I’ve done it. My step-dad does it (tools), my dad did it (birds, yes… birds) and so does my 18 yr son (gaming ‘skins’ and noise-cancelling headphones). And you do it too: Retail Therapy. If you want to know what makes the world go around, what drives the economy, and what “The Force” really means? Look … More What Happens When Men Try a Little Retail Therapy?