Category: Thriving in Midlife

Kids These Days, the Ballad of the Sad Countertop

I recently ordered new countertops for my house. When I had my kitchen remodeled in the early aughts I had a very constrained budget so a tile counter made a lot of sense. The person […]

Running To Versus Running From

Years ago, while I was working the job that preceded my decision to leave corporate America in order to work on airplanes, a friend made the statement, “it’s always better to run to something that […]

Another Live Story

A few months ago I did another Moth Story Slam. This time the theme was “risk.” I talked about how I went from being a Microsoft corporate grind to a line mechanic for a major […]

We All Want the Same Things

In my current career I work alongside a number of people who are on the opposite side of the political spectrum from me. Amazingly, we’re not at each others’ throats most of the time. When […]

Blog Post Delay

I’m working on a post about unreliable narration, gaslighting and the parallels between an abusive relationship with a partner and an abusive relationship with your government. It’s turning out to be complicated and I want […]

Motorcycles in April – Part III

Faithful readers may remember the first two installments of my yarn about trying to explore the Romantischestrasse on two wheels – here and here. I’m quite sure you have all been on the edges of […]