Category Archives: When I Grow Up
Here comes summer! Find FUN!
Fun is not a four-letter word. But for a reason unknown to all but circus clowns and roller coaster designers, adults graduate from childhood and somehow forget everything we know about having fun. Let this serve as a reminder for … Continue reading
Life 101 – The Spartan Race
If you’ve never heard of the Spartan Race, check it out! Scott, our friend Zoey, and trainer Greg Gomez powered through 9+ miles of mountain climbing and 20 obstacles (including lake swim, 20′ rope climb, and 750′ mud crawl beneath … Continue reading
My New Book is OUT!
Let’s get personal! There’s a lot of talk about marriage these days. And about who should and should not be doing it. In my opinion, any two people willing to say I DO through thick, thin, and frequent gassiness, should … Continue reading
Life 101 – My sweet Pop
I had the joy of having two amazing grandfathers. My PaPa passed away a few years back. He was always looking to have a good time, enjoy every day. He smiled and greeted every person he passed on the street … Continue reading
Holidays – Ho ho ho!
Back in the days when we owned a restaurant, I liked to suit up. But when I grow up, I don’t think I could ever be a mall Santa. According to a survey of the Amalgamated Order of Real Bearded … Continue reading
Life 101 – Birthdays
You’re as young as you act… I mean feel. Today’s my birthday and that always brings about a lot of thinking. Age, as they say, is just a number. And, as I say, mine is unlisted. Ha! But I do … Continue reading
Gardening 101 – Vineyards
I believe that everyone should be growing something… (besides older!) Here’s why: a plant teaches you moderation (not too wet, not too dry), offense & defense (cayenne pepper to ward off nibblers), patience (slow growers) and payoff (flowers and fruit … Continue reading
Talented Kids – Support Dance!
Years ago, I starred as Pinocchio in the national bus and truck tour. (I’m not lying!) The memories of the adventure are as blurry as the photo at left (find me!) Lowlights: I got shin splints from all the wobbly … Continue reading
Life 101 – Advice for Grads
I went to the graduation party last night of a good friend who is about to enter Princeton. He asked for my best advice for success. Here’s what I told him: My Life 101 Top 5 things to ensure success: … Continue reading
Life 101 – In 20 Years
Well, well, well… I had a computer glitch (trackpad gone bananas) and for the last five days have felt like a druggie without his fix! I’m back, but I’ll tell you being without my lifeline left me feeling anxious, agitated, … Continue reading