Listening to Tom Petty songs

By | October 5, 2017

Another rock star has died, and this one was a biggie. It’s always sad when icons like Prince and David Bowie pass away, but to me Tom Petty is probably the music world’s greatest loss since George Harrison died. Like a lot of people, I’ve been listening to Tom Petty songs for the past couple… Read More »

I’ll take a knee when pizza is outlawed

By | September 28, 2017

The main topic of discussion this week on Facebook seems to be whether or not football players should take a knee during the national anthem. Like most people, I have an opinion on this. And my opinion is, Who cares? I don’t watch the NFL anyway. I used to – as a kid I loved… Read More »

Playing doctor (and not the fun kind)

By | September 18, 2017

Working from home has the benefit of making my day very flexible. Normally I look at this as one of the main advantages of home-based self employment, but this week was different. This week, my son was home sick from school. My son is in sixth grade, and nearly every year he gets a bad… Read More »

Cruising in my wife’s car

By | August 16, 2017

A couple of days ago I found a nail head in my tire and I brought my car to Central Tire. Turns out the nail didn’t go all the way through so the tire was fine. Best of all, I didn’t get charged! While my car was at Central Tire, I had a few errands… Read More »

Lazing on a sunny afternoon

By | July 31, 2017

Yesterday was a beautiful Sunday here in Maine. According to my morning visit to Facebook, everyone was doing something exciting – going to the beach, or the lake, or for a motorcycle ride. My family did nothing. And honestly, sometimes I like just doing nothing. When I say nothing, I’m actually doing something – I… Read More »