life

A collection of 10 posts

Apr 27, 2021

Four Years of Freedom

Four Years of Freedom

Hey hey! It's that time of year again. A time, I'm sure, you have all marked on your calendar. An auspicious day. A day of reverence. Yup! It's that day we all celebrate Todd's departure from the corporate world and his move into semi-retirement.

Jan 10, 2021

I have the Greatest Friends

I have the Greatest Friends

I celebrated my birthday last week. I received a smattering of cards and things and an ocean wave of social-media congratulations, but this particular interaction proved to be particularly special.

Sep 29, 2020

A More Productive Me

A More Productive Me

There's no magic pill that will turn you into a productive human being. Productivity requires vigilance and conscious effort—a constant battle accompanied by many setbacks. Setbacks have taken hold in my life. So, I've determined it's time I rejoin the war. Let me share my latest plan of attack.

Jun 7, 2020

The Wolf Who Cried Boy

The Wolf Who Cried Boy

Older dogs can be exceptionally sweet, but they will inevitably require special care and attention. Since they can't talk to you, you really need to see the signs of aging and reward their lifetime of service with patience and understanding. In this case, the challenges are all mental.

Jan 2, 2020

Welcome to the '20s

Welcome to the '20s

When does a decade begin and end? Answer: whereas a decade can reference any ten years, THE decade is a period spanning years "xxx0" to "xxx9". In fact, a new decade has just begun. But some confuse the beginning and ending years. If so, they are usually victims of a very common logic error.

Nov 8, 2019

Don't Taunt the Machine

Don't Taunt the Machine

Government bureaucracy is a complicated machine with the workers who make up the component parts merely cogs of an uncaring master.