Tag Archives: teenagers

50 isn’t really that old – if you’re a redwood tree.

By | January 10, 2018

I’m now 50 years old. How did this happen? It seems like my 40’s just got started. Honestly, it doesn’t seem that long ago that I was a teenager. But the mirror says something else. Inside, I still feel pretty young. My wife will testify that I’m very immature – she calls me and my… Read More »

The most important class I took in high school? Typing

By | October 20, 2017

Back in high school, I was led to believe that proficiency in math and science was necessary for a successful life. A bleak future was forecast for those of us who didn’t take chemistry and algebra seriously. So imagine my surprise when I realized that the class which proved to be most important to my future… Read More »

If you could talk to anybody on a park bench for an hour, who would it be?

By | October 18, 2017

Lately there’s been a question going around Facebook and other sites asking “If you could talk to anybody on a park bench for an hour, who would it be?” This is a question that has no right or wrong answer, which of course is my favorite kind of question. It is kind of a silly… Read More »

The time I worked at KFC and cooked green chicken

By | October 13, 2017

Long ago, in the days before the internet and rap music took over the world, I was a high school senior working as a cook at Kentucky Fried Chicken, which I will also refer to as KFC because I want to be like today’s hip, cool kids who abbreviate everything. Back in my day (old… Read More »