In sickness and in health

“I suffer as you suffer. Let’s face it together and fight it out.” About this time last year, DooDaddy had his most serious neurological event to date. Stroke, seizure, spinal infection – it amazes me that even with MRIs, EKGs, EEGs, CTs and other acronyms, diagnoses...

Pretty fly (for an old guy)

“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” DooDaddy is a dapper dude. My buddy Jamie calls him a “fine gent.” Let’s just say he was a metrosexual before it was a thing. But not in a foppish way. He’s not given to pinkie...

Leaving home

“Every house where love abides And friendship is a guest, Is surely home, and home sweet home, For there the heart can rest.” I’ve moved five times in the last 20 years. I’ve left behind a piece of my heart in each house I lived in and loved. I can only...

The wisdom of acceptance

“For auld lang syne, my dear For auld lang syne, We’ll take a cup of kindness yet, For auld lang syne” I learned recently that when a wolf pack travels, the first three are the old or sick, who set the pace for the entire pack. Then come five strong...