I remember growing up in the 1970’s. When having two cars was unheard of and rich people sucked. The cool kids were the slobs, they were Cutters and rode their bikes all day. Our parents smoked, we made prank phone calls and adults were scary. We were working poor and our Fathers had heart attacks. […]Read more "When Plastic was Good"
1. The Heat Summer needs to go into a hole and die. I spent no more than seven minutes outside today and it will take at least 30 minutes of ice water and AC just to get to baseline. The only time sweating is ever relaxing is in the steamroom in January. When I was […]Read more "Five Things I Hate About Summer: yeah a listicle. "
In 1997 I was dragged into the world of Medicaid Service Coordination by my developmentally disabled daughter who desperately needed services. I was yelling and screaming at everyone then and unfortunately haven’t been able to stop since. There have been many roles for me personally and professionally as a direct provider and advocate. I’m not […]Read more "Dying is easy, it’s living that’s hard. "
We are the stories that we tell ourselves…. It’s a psedo-businessey mantra that I have laminated in my office to remind myself of something, but I’m not sure what that would be today. Today was a bad day. I had no good story to tell myself but instead felt like someone else was narrating a […]Read more "Mitch McConnell Officially Makes my Shit List."
I had a greatest generation Dad. The kind of guy who worked, went to church and had a chair that was reserved, by law, for him in front of the tv. You didn’t see this type of Dad much unless you were in trouble or he needed a socket wrench. Except my dad didn’t use […]Read more "Dad was Different…."
Thanks to a fatal car crash on Interstate 70, I took a detour last week through Trump country. I equally commiserate with and loathe these people. Being ½ hillbilly myself, I’ve suppressed many comments at family gatherings about politics in general and Mr. Trump specifically. I realize that this makes me part of the problem but […]Read more "As the Truck Says…"
This is a print of a Banksy work in my office.Read more "Jared Kushner is a Dick."