Love, Marriage, and Divorce Served On The Rocks
The memories in this blog are how I remember things. It might not be exactly as it happened, but years of drinking scotch tends to change history – hopefully for the better
|Posted by ad2175 on October 2, 2014 at 11:15 AM||comments (0)|
There are certain things I expected to happen to me as I grew older. I knew I would lose some hair on top of my head (and gain hair everywhere else); I knew I would eventually make those old-man grunt sounds getting up off the couch, and I knew I would most certainly have my kids read the menu to me because I didn't bring my readi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ad2175 on September 23, 2014 at 4:50 PM||comments (0)|
I am not a 'hugger'. I don't think I ever have been a hugger but I notice I get even more distant the older I get. I'm not saying I don't like to be touched; I'm not a house plant sitting off in a corner at parties. I'm just saying, that for me, when I walk into a room, saying "Hello" should be sufficient. Unfortunately that also ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ad2175 on September 2, 2014 at 2:50 PM||comments (0)|
When I first separated from my wife (Arlene) something happened that I probably shouldn't have found to be surprising. While married I was used to coming home to a house full of people; three young children and a wife did not make for a lot of down time. After the separation, however, on those days that I didn't see the kids, I now went home to an empty...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ad2175 on August 20, 2014 at 4:05 PM||comments (0)|
If you’re looking for love online, there are plenty of online dating sites full of women waiting to get to know you. But why pay for online dating sites when you can use the free options like Plenty of Fish or even plain old Facebook?
As it turns out, there is a world of difference between the paid and free online dating options, and the fact that such a...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ad2175 on July 25, 2014 at 10:10 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by ad2175 on June 12, 2014 at 1:10 PM||comments (0)|
They say that when you are dying your entire life passes before your eyes in just an instant. There is another way to experience that sensation, of your entire life passing so quickly before you, one that leaves you in a much less permanent state of death. You want to watch your entire life pass before you in an instant? Just h...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ad2175 on April 26, 2014 at 12:45 AM||comments (0)|
I was one step away from finishing my first online dating profile when I was stopped dead in my tracks. I somehow needed to find a photograph that captured the essence of the comfortable-wearing-a-Tuxedo-as-blue-jeans-ballroom-dancing-skinny-dip-loving-cuddle-crazy-macho-poet Frankenstein that I created in my bio. No ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ad2175 on April 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM||comments (0)|
It’s Tuesday. And there’s been too much going on for my liking this past week. I’m sure it’s no different than what any middle class suburban family of five has going on, but that doesn’t make matters any more palatable. I like quiet and simplicity. I hate being overly busy and even mild chaos throws me off.
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|Posted by ad2175 on March 26, 2014 at 5:35 PM||comments (0)|
I experimented with being a thespian once but that was back in my college days.
I have a great love of movies and I always thought in the back of my mind that I could be an actor. However, I never really made an effort to fulfill that small, but persistent, dream. I never worked on school plays or musicals in high school and was co...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ad2175 on March 13, 2014 at 5:35 PM||comments (0)|
Back in the early to mid-nineties when I was writing and submitting serious short fiction, or what I would categorize now as 'shit no one wanted to read' I found a champion of my work on the internet. I submitted a short story called 'sale' about a man who finds the meaning of his life while rummaging through the house...Read Full Post »