You Think You Have Problems?

Very seldom do I ever complain. It is something that sometimes drives my wife crazy because she knows I am not feeling well, but I’ll never say if I am feeling like crap. Very rarely. I just try to work through it. I hate to complain and don’t like to hear people complain. All through…

Selective Memories

It has been 49 years, 7 months and 17 days, for a total of 18,128 days since I have come to this planet and as I look back on those times, I think of all those days of life, of a beautiful life, and why is it we only remember the extremely good days and…

It’s Just Air

What is it about vanity? No matter how any of us can profess we are not vain, we are at some intrinsic level. Some where deep inside even the humblest of people lies the vain gene. I don’t think of myself as a vain man, but to some extent, I am. We all are. Others…

A Strange Reaction

On Thursday night I got my annual flu shot. For the first time it hurt when I got it and my arm hurt when I got home. The day after I was okay and yesterday felt a little achy. Today I ache all over and I am breaking out in painful pimples on my nose…

The Definition of Me

When I moved to the US 25 years ago, one of the things the struck me with the culture is people’s need to know what you did for a living. They would meet you, and immediately ask what type of work you did. I realized with time, that no matter what, the purpose of that…

Do You Really Know Your Meds?

So you went to the doctor, and he ran some tests, and he says you have this thing, and you need to take that thing to make you all better. So he takes out his pretty paper pad with his name printed on top by what looks like a professional printer, then takes out his…