Worst Kept Secret-Part 1

“The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me.”- Howard Nemerov Soon, I’ll only be halfway successful. Yes, I’ve sold my business, (Computer & Software Solutions), and I’m moving on to new, unexplored ventures. There. I said it. What’s that? You already know? Of course you do. It…

Great News!

“I`m so excited, And I just can`t hide it, I`m about to lose control………..” The Pointer Sisters My new, updated phone books have arrived. I can barely contain myself. A couple of weeks ago, I arrived home from work to find the white plastic bag suspended from my street-front mailbox. Inside, 2 brand spanking new,…

The First Cut Is The Deepest

“Moving on is like celery. It doesn’t taste good and who cares if it’s good for you.” – Me I’ve been thinking about the whole “cutting the cord from my expensive cable” thing. I’ve been thinking about it a lot. I thought about it 4 years ago when I bought my 2 (yes 2) Apple TV…

The Enigma

“I married a big, strapping cop and now you’re Urkle.” – Mrs. Lawrence Enigma: noun, plural enigmas; Chiefly Archaic, enigmata [uh–nig-muh-tuh] 1. a puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation: 2. a person of puzzling or contradictory character: I am an enigma. There, I said it. And I’m proud of it too. My life, thus far,…

Catfishin’!

“Catfish are jumpin’, that paddle wheel thumpin’…” – Doobie Brothers (Black Water) catfish (Urban Slang) “A catfish is someone who pretends to be someone they’re not using Facebook or other social media to create false identities, particularly to pursue deceptive online romances.” I often (OK, daily) can’t believe my good fortune. My good fortune in meeting,…

I Have “Reverse iPhone Separation Anxiety”

“Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety” – Plato It’s true. I have iPhone separation anxiety. But not in the manner you assume. My anxiety stems from the constant separation between Mrs. Lawrence and her iPhone. A few years ago we made a conscious decision to ditch our landline at home.…

2015 Resolutions. No, Not Mine.

“Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.” – Anonymous Many years ago I learned the pointlessness of setting New Years resolutions for myself.  Eat healthier, sleep better, be nicer to people, actually show up at that gym I joined…..yeah, not so much. Instead, in keeping with what…