It is Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 as I write this (Happy Thanksgiving, Canadians). It's been six days since lung cancer stole a legendary guitar player from the world...Eddie Van Halen. There are so many words available to describe the man and his work...genius, luminary, ground-breaking, enormous, mind-boggling...feel free to add your own descriptions in the … Continue reading Thinking About EVH
Advance warning: this is my first post since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, so things might get a bit heavy. Let's start off with some positive things that have come from this pandemic. I belong to a Facebook support group for my community that offers help to people in need. It has over 10,000 … Continue reading This World We’re Living In
Well, this post will probably get me a ton of dates...and it somehow seems appropriate for Valentine's Day. Sometimes I worry that I'm broken; I worry that, after being in love with the same person for more than a decade and a half, my capacity for romantic love has been diminished to the point of … Continue reading Broken?
You wanted the best, you got the best. The hottest band in the world...KISS!! In my first Midlife Crisis - The Beginning post, I talked about how one of the decisions I've made in the throes of this aging thang is to see concerts. The majority of shows I've seen and plan to see are … Continue reading Midlife Crisis: The Beginning Part 2…KISS
Here's the thing about online dating: as much as it sucks, you can meet some horrible people, and it is soul-destroying, it is also addictive. Who doesn't want to spend a few hours a day seeing who viewed them, who wants to meet them or--maybe, just maybe--chatting with someone who could eventually turn out to … Continue reading Online Daters Anonymous
Today--January 20, 2019--is my 50th birthday. Half a century since the day of my birth. The beginning of my fifty-first year. As this day has been approaching, and as I have been writing on this blog and tossing around the term "midlife crisis" like it weren't no big thang, it turns out if kind … Continue reading Half. A. Century.
Welcome back for part 2 of A Man's Guide to Online Dating. If you're here, it means you either have thick skin and aren't easily offended, or you stumbled across this post and haven't actually read part 1 yet. If you haven't, you might want to go back and give it a read, just … Continue reading A Man’s Guide to Online Dating Part 2
It's a tough world out there in the land of online dating, for both men and for women. As I have referenced in a previous post, the experience is completely different for both, and both come with their challenges. Because I am a man, and because I believe how men act can make a world … Continue reading A Man’s Guide to Online Dating Part 1
One of the cliché moves for a man experiencing mid-life crisis is the purchase of a car. Usually fast, often a convertible, and pricey. Luckily for me (or, more precisely, lucky for my pocket book), I've been employed in the car industry for (far too) many years. In my time, I've driven fast cars, … Continue reading Mid-Life Crisis Step 2 – The Danger Zone
Somewhere in the unwritten rule book of blogging, there is an entire chapter on the importance of a New Year's post and how to write them. I'm sure if you pop around to all your favourite blogs over the next couple of days, you'll see them. Since there's no one in the world who likes … Continue reading Obligatory New Year’s Post