The Weekend Worthy Revisit: Forgetting Buddy’s Birthday

  Originally Posted on September 17, 2011 I am great at remembering dates and numbers. I know obscure dates, phones numbers from my childhood, even most of my account numbers and credit card numbers. Today I realized I forgot Buddy’s Birthday. It was his birthday last August 28th, and I forgot. It’s pretty hard for…

Why Are We More Drawn To Endings Rather Than Beginnings?

My wife's niece gave birth to her second child yesterday, and I thought about how being born normal is such a crap shoot. The meridian of things that can go wrong in birth and in the fetal development is so high, that when a baby is born without any issues, it is truly a miracle….

Happy Birthday To Me!

It's my birthday! I made it to 53! I am so grateful to still be here on this planet. I was told in 2007 that I would need a heart /lung transplant by 2012, and I am still here with my original heart and lungs, functioning well. Yep, it's great to be 53!   Written…