Celebrity Thirst…

Pretty sure I wrote about this before but... oh well. With Creed 2 coming out and the subsequent thirst that comes from women over a shirtless Michael B. Jordan, I'm reminded of a date I had with an ex, many moons ago lol. I took her to see Best Man Holiday and every time Morris …

Holiday excuses

For those who always ask… why don’t you celebrate

The Reluctant Optimist

Well, it’s that time of the year again, the Holiday season. November, December, and January (the hell with Halloween). Thanksgiving, followed by Christmas, followed by New Years, what a time.

To the few of you that know me well, you know that I am not a holiday person at all. My Mother can’t stand it and in my defense, I wasn’t really that bad until my father died in 2003. It just doesn’t feel the same and never will. Then it hit me again in 2009 during my son’s first Christmas and I couldn’t really afford to buy him anything. Probably one of the lower moments in my adult life. Since I didn’t like sharing these reasons with everyone I decided to get more creative over the years and incorporate more logic as to why I do not like the holidays.

I first came up with the whole “commercialization” of…

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Veterans Day…

My country tis of thee, sweet land of liberty... You know my life is one big walking contradiction. So Sunday was Veteran's Day... which honors those serving or who have served in the US Military, which is not to be confused with Memorial Day which is for people who have died serving their country (don't …

Nov. 7th

Full disclosure I'm grumpier than normal. I have been dealing with a pinched nerve in my back that makes it impossible to walk without pain shooting in my foot. Also because of this, I have a nice, expensive CrossFit membership that I haven't been able to use per my chiropractor's orders. Did I mention I'm …

Budget season…

Ok fellas, it is cuffin season and believe it or not, I want all of you to flourish. With that being said let me share with you a cautionary tale. Well, before I share that let me remind you that before you get to the laying up, cuddling and whatnot that comes with cuffin season …