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A Farmer Looks at 60

July 5, 2020


Humorous references are a lot less amusing if you have to explain them.  I originally conceived this post around the time of my 59th.  I thought the reference to “A Pirate Looks at 40” by Jimmy Buffett was pretty obvious.  I figured every boomer on the planet knew that song.  I asked a couple of […]

The Case for Irrelevancy and the Existential Crisis

March 10, 2020


“No, I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be.” T.S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock “A man needs a home and a child and a wife to always be there, always.”  Don Henley, Oh Lilah “In a couple of years they have built a home sweet home.  With a couple […]

Life Changing Advice

February 23, 2020


“Years ago, my mother used to say to me — she’d say, ‘In this world, Elwood, you must be –‘ She always called me Elwood.  ‘In this world, Elwood, you must be oh, so smart or oh, so pleasant.’ Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. And you may quote me.”  Elwood P. […]

Carol’s Heart – Part 2

December 25, 2019


This blog is supposed to be a weekly (almost) dose of relationship wisdom in 500-700 words that you can use to have a better marriage rather than being my personal journal.  But a lot has happened in the last three days so I feel I should give an update to all of you who have […]

The Good Place – Part 2 – The Puzzle

December 4, 2019


If you read my last post, this one does not require any further set up nor a spoiler alert.  In my last post I looked at a conversation between Michael and Chidi that occurred in season 4, episode 9 of The Good Place.  If you need the set-up, go take a look at that post.  […]