Monthly Archives: February 2011

The rest of the story.

Sharing big news about your life, for the most part, is simple enough.  Etiquette gives us permission to send out personalized engagement, wedding and baby announcements.  In fact, all of life’s main events, even the sad news of one’s passing, can be posted in newspapers across the land, sometimes accompanied by a rather nice photo.  The same, unfortunately (for me) cannot be said of divorce.  As a rule, unless you’re someone on the radar of TMZ or Entertainment Tonight, marital […]


Take two aspirin and call me after Valentine’s Day

Diana Ross had the goofiest song known to mankind in 1976 called Love Hangover.  As a kid, I had no idea what she was talking about back then, because I was too busy trying to figure out the Rubik’s cube and why anybody would develop such a cheerfully colored torture device (not when you could have a Pet Rock for kicks and grins).  No, love wasn’t high on my list, nor was I high on love back then.   Funny […]


Know-it-All (wrong)

Turns out, some of those grown-ups that I put my ever-lovin’ childhood trust in to know everything, did NOT know everything.  As a result, my youthful attempts to achieve know-it-all status ultimately turned into more of a know-it-all, but know-it-all-wrong kind of thing. The problem with having wrong information fed to you is akin to one of my (many) favorite Steve Martin comedy routines which featured the concept of teaching a child to speak completely wrong, so that when they […]