Anxiety, Anticipation, Angst and Unbridled Enthusiasm…

Starting a new project, especially a massive project that has implications far beyond what you are likely to experience in your little corner of the world, is frightening. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. The minute you go to the cupboard and pour a little “unknown” into the mix, the result is bound to be…

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Be Nice…

My wife was at a Staff Meeting tonight, which basically means I was on my own. Now, for some people that might mean dinner out and a chance to do whatever they want. For me it meant two slices of left over mushroom quesadilla, U-Verse, and a chance to watch Road House… yet again! If…

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A Fresh New Coat of Kindness…

I didn’t want to leave the house today… for anything! Truthfully, I didn’t even want to get dressed. It’s grey outside, cold – by Southern California standards and threatening to rain – again. Lesley has decided it doesn’t take very long for anyone living her to become what she lovingly refers to as a “Weather…

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Out Of The Box…

My father would talk about a lot of things when I was ‘little’ and rode with him to work. The drive from the South Shore of Long Island to Bensonhurst was formidable enough at five-thirty or six o’clock in the morning, but it was downright brutal heading home regardless of the day or time. It…

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