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Saying Good-Bye to my Old Friend, the Weekend

I’ll be running a huge law conference next weekend so this past weekend was my last spell of “time off” until May 12th. Ugh. On the plus side, I did have a relatively lazy weekend. Friday night was typical dinner/games night with Randy and a bunch of friends: Chris, Pete, Zach, Mickey (sp?). We even pulled […]

The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta’ Wear Shades

I met with my financial planner for the third time earlier this week and after a month or so of providing her with my entire financial history, current status, and long-term goals, she presented me with a fancy-shmancy binder. In it, she’s calculated my current net-worth and determined whether I’m contributing effectively into my retirement and savings […]

Kissing Robbie Williams

Don’t you hate how you’ll have a very vivid dream that makes perfect sense and you can recall it quite clearly for the first 30 minutes or so after you wake up…only to think about it an hour or so later and all of the facts have become distorted and nonsensical? Well, that’s what happened […]

Time to Say Good Bye

Randy and I went to the Gay and Lesbian Travel Show at the Park Plaza Castle last night. Yeah, I know – we travel enough as it is. But I love swag so I wanted to see how many freebies we could snatch. (did I just say snatch?) Anyway, by the time we left (after chatting […]

Are We There Yet?

I forgot how warm it can get on sunny days (it’s been so long!), so on Monday morning I lifted 5 of my 7 windows wide open to get some fresh air into my home. By the time I got home from work last night it was 78 degrees inside (and over 80 outside). As […]

Going the Distance – nearly 100 miles!

What a beautiful weekend. The weather was ideal, the activities were great. I don’t have a single complaint. Well, maybe one – but we’ll get to that later. On Friday night Randy and I got together with a bunch of friends for dinner, conversation and games. We played Pictionary and my team (me and Chris) […]

An Unreachable Hypocrite

I hate cell phones. No, I detest them. I can’t stand listening to other people’s conversations. I can’t stand phones ringing in restaurants and theatres. I can’t stand oblivious drivers (and pedestrians) unaware of what’s going on around them and practically causing accidents wherever they go. I can’t stand people calling me and wanting to […]

A Little Light Reading

Is there such a thing as TOO much light reading? You see, I think I’ve become a magazine addict. I’ve blogged about this before, I believe, but the problem seems to be getting worse. Off the top of my head I can’t tell you to how many magazines I subscribe (or pick up when I’m […]

A Little Bird Tells Me…

…that spring is actually going to hit us by this weekend. Granted, that bird is wet and shivering in a tree at the moment, but it did say that we could be in the mid-70’s by Monday…and sunny! I don’t know what I’ll do. I’ll probably strip down to shorts and a t-shirt once we […]

Reality Check

What happened at Virginia Tech is simply scary. Why does it seem that so many incidents of major violence occur at places of learning (whether it be colleges or high schools)? At least, that’s how it seems to me. Since I work in academia, maybe it’s just that I can relate to it a bit […]