Category Archives: Something Completely Different

Roadtrip Part 2: Alepocalypse Now

Ask the Readers takes a break for a couple of weeks while I’m on my trip. Instead, I’ll regale you with tales from the road. In this week’s edition (2/3), I tell you about my long strange trip with the … Continue reading

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Friday Gratitude: Bikes and Beer

I didn’t know what to expect when I started blogging. I just did it because I enjoyed writing and wanted to keep myself publicly accountable. The most fun part though has been meeting like-minded folks from all over the world. … Continue reading

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Getting Naked in the Costco Parking Lot

I did it. I pulled the trigger on the Acura/Honda NSX that I recently threatened to buy. It wasn’t the silver one I looked at before (it had issues). A friend pointed me to a black one that he found … Continue reading

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Roadtrip: Part 1

Ask the Readers takes a break for a couple of weeks while I’m on my trip. Instead, I’ll regale you with tales from the road. I loaded the girls into the car bright and early on Thursday morning. We spent … Continue reading

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Dialing it Back

Ask the Readers returns next week. I need to dial it back, just for a moment… Above all, post-life work has been stupendous. It took me about 2 milliseconds to forget about my job. Formal work ended 31 days ago, but … Continue reading

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Interview on My Sons Father

I stopped my 10 Questions series earlier this year. Recently, another blogger, My Son’s Father (MSF), asked me if he could carry it on. While he certainly didn’t need to ask for my permission, it was a nice gesture. Today, I answer … Continue reading

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Notes From the First Week of Freedom

I announced that I was done with formal work last Friday. I sent my laptop back on Monday of this week. I’m not at all sorry to see it go. It was a piece of crap that caused endless frustration. Good riddance! I … Continue reading

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Free

It’s official. I’m done with formal work*. So long and good-night job. It was very nice to know you, but I’m happy that our paths now diverge.   1/10/2017 (Tuesday) I started writing this post on January 10th. I was … Continue reading

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The Greatest Life Hack of All

Writing doesn’t come easily. Here is how it usually works: Inspiration!: I come up with a very basic idea for a post. Most of the time, the spark arrives comes when I’m doing something completely unrelated to the blog. I record the idea in a … Continue reading

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Ecuador Part 3: Passion Reignited

  Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring … Continue reading

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