When I was a kid and first started learning how to ride a bike, I kept falling. I got the steering thing down pat. I just couldn't steer with the handlebars and pedal the bike at the same time. I would weave and veer and fall over onto the macadam. I scraped one knee, then... Continue Reading →
Slidin’ on the ice
Life can be hard. Some days you're rolling along, running fine and feeling like you're hitting on all cylinders, and then all of a sudden, the next minute life can leave you stranded along the side of deserted highway in the middle of nowhere. Demands, deadlines, bills, and everything in between can drive you crazy.... Continue Reading →
Neflix is to blame!
When Netflix started out in the late 1990’s it focused on DVD rentals, before expanding into streaming media and later entering the content-production industry in 2013, The company now has more than 209 million subscribers and revenue totaling more than $25 billion in 2020. Let me repeat that, they have more than 209 million subscribers.... Continue Reading →
Man’s best friend is out to get me
Most dogs love to play with their owner, they guard them, they even lick their owner's hands to say thank you. My dog, Nittany, a Lhasa-Apsa and Bichon Frise mix, hates me. I've written about Nittany plenty of times over the past twelve years, and I'm convinced that she's really trying to get me killed.... Continue Reading →
Learning new things during COVID-19
I’ve been married to my wife for more than 25 years. When you wake up next to the same person for that many years, you get to know them pretty well. In my wife's case, I've learned everything from her little idiosyncrasies like how she rubs her nose with the palm of her hand to... Continue Reading →
A warped sense of humor
I’m convinced that God has a warped sense of humor. Before anyone takes offense, I mean no harm and I can find no record of my hypothesis in the Bible. However, I say it because I think my sense of humor is pretty warped too. (We're in his image, right?) Here’s what I mean: I... Continue Reading →
My life as a stand-up comedian
I’ve long been fascinated by stand-up comedians. When I was a young kid, I loved to catch Bob Hope and Steve Martin on TV. Hope would make fun of his golf game or the intelligence of some hulking college All-American, Martin would riff on being a "wild and crazy guy." When I got a few... Continue Reading →
Does God have a sense of humor?
Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon steps out onto the NBC Studio at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City to a rousing applause. He waves to the crowd and tells a few opening jokes about current events, including a joke or two at President Donald Trump’s expense, before diving into one about Elton John’s announcement... Continue Reading →
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