I have entered the stage of my life where selectivity is my new best friend.   From writing assignments to social events, I am picky.   I no longer feel like if I don’t seize an opportunity that I will be missing something.   If it doesn’t work for me, then it goes into the pile of “no… Continue reading Selective

The Dinner

“Would you and Brian be willing to take us to dinner?”  This was the question my 87 year old mother asked me a few weeks ago in regards to one of her longtime friends coming to town.   Of course I agreed even though it might have been the last thing I wanted to do.  With… Continue reading The Dinner

Hurry Up

My first day in a committed relationship with a writing schedule went well.  Sure, I got a little overwhelmed with character development.  Oh, and I got a headache from thinking too much, but as a whole, I would like to believe that I am on the right path.  When I stopped and decided it was… Continue reading Hurry Up

Zip It

I abhor obnoxious individuals who solicit advice during athletic events.   While I love to scream “get him, get him” or “run, run” during football games, you will not hear me say unkind words.  Sure, I might ask the referee if he needs the number to my eye doctor, but it is merely out of concern… Continue reading Zip It