Did My Mother Mention David Letterman is from Indiana?


Happy “David Letterman Day!” That’s right.  Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard proclaimed May 20, 2015 as “David Letterman Day” in honor of the city’s most famous resident who is retiring after 33 years as host of his ingenious late night talk show. As a resident of the area, I couldn’t be more pleased that Dave is getting … Continue reading

Under Cover


Forgive me, it’s been six months since my last post… As for my excuse, I’ll use the same one I gave the congregation outreach volunteer from my church who called looking for me last week or as he phrased it, “We haven’t seen you in a while.  Do you need us?” I retorted, “Don’t worry, … Continue reading

The Power of Humor


I have a confession to make.  I lost my funny. Losing my funny has much more significance than losing a shoe, losing a championship game or even losing one’s virginity. It was a gradual thing. Never-ending stories of bad things happening to good people can muffle the soul. Add career changes, a non-ending Polar Vortex … Continue reading

A McPlea for the McFun Muffler


There’s a McJackass on the loose and they are taking all the McFun out of McDonald’s. The McDonald’s in my town was just rebuilt from the ground up. A well-deserved rebuild, considering this fast food joint earned social mecca status in 1978. Somehow ordering a diet soda cancelled out the calories of the large order … Continue reading

Fifty, Fuzzy and Fabulous


“Really? I still feel 16.” That’s what my brain said to my body the morning of my 50th birthday. Most of the time, it’s hard to remember I’m half a century old.  It’s hell to have peach fuzz on my brain and above my upper lip. Sure, a lot has changed over the years. In … Continue reading

Fore The Love of Family


There is a new Superdad versus Supermom challenge in our house – teaching our tween daughter how to play golf. Some may defer to the more experienced person with the most tournament tags and expensive fancy golf clubs – let’s call him dad.  While others may defer to the most patient person even though her … Continue reading