So here's the thing that John Henry might not want you to know: he is not a fearsome hunter of squirrels. Sure, he may have a good rep; sure, the little rodent families might sing slow, terrible songs of his prowess. But, really? Well, take a look...
When I turned 45, Jurgen Klopp sang me "Happy Birthday". Kinda. I just like to remember that.
It's my birthday and, now I have passed the threshold of 45 years, I've decided - in the manner of the excellent and worldly Quindon Tarver's "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen" - to share what I have learned up to now. This is for my kids, but you can read it too. A good ice-cream scoop … Continue reading 46 Life Lessons for My Children
This is my new mantra. I am proceeding as if success is inevitable. I'll let you know how well that works while I play FIFA, go to the movies, and eat BBQ.
Happy Monday. May your day make you as happy as seeing another dog at the vet's makes The Reverend John Henry.
As the words on my gravestone will emphasize: it could always be worse. I don’t do drugs or smoke. I gamble only with the amount of bacon I choose to wrap around my heart. “Drinking” means a bottle of beer occasionally after dinner…maybe two if my wife is having one of her shindigs. I don’t … Continue reading On Writing Expenses
Another opportunity for cultural misunderstanding. In my country, this is a "door bell."
There's an Instagram account where a woman leads the photographer toward various photogenic sites around the world. It's a good idea, they turned it into an ad...I hope the photographer made some cash from it. And I'm sure gazillions of people have been "inspired" to do their own versions. This is mine...
My band would be The Three O’Clock Sounds. My biographical first album would be called: Overcomplicating Everything. This would be the cover: Track list: Huh, That Was Easier Than I Thought It Was Going to Be You Drive, I’ll Navigate I Need to Buy This (To Write) It Sounded Funnier in My Head I’m Sure … Continue reading On That First Record
The past is a foreign country. They do things differently there.