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Getting Old

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy.™ Getting old.My brain is young, my body — sometimes — not so much. The signs of time passing are all around. The sun setting earlier in the afternoon sky. The leaves covering the sidewalk in front of the house. An extra shiver in the morning waiting […]

Monterey Bay

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Kayaking in the Monterey Bay. The sun is blazing and the sky is an imperial blue. It’s a deep blue, the kind of blue that rolls on forever, that makes you squint and dream and feel good about the day. There is an on shore breeze and […]

The Rock

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The Rock. Alcatraz. Once the home to the Birdman and Al Capone. This expensive chunk of real estate in the San Francisco Bay is now home to sea gulls and Park Rangers. This island fortress was one of America’s most desperate outposts in the middle of one […]

Carmel Beach

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Carmel Beach. This mile of sand hidden away on the Central California Coast is a golden oasis in a state known for oasis’. Carmel Beach is .08 of a mile long, snuggled between world-famous Pebble Beach and artistically renowned Carmel By The Sea. Whenever I come […]

Pacific Memories

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Pacific Memories. For so many of us, getting in our car and driving anywhere is a futile exercise in frustration. It’s stop and go traffic. It’s discourteous drivers. It’s illegal lane changes and old ladies flipping you the bird and exhaust and brake lights. Dear God, […]

Mile High Crime Scene

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. The airplane Lavatory. I’m hooked up to the WIFI. I’ve chosen super funky hits of the 70’s. To the passengers around row 6, I’m a normal looking white dude wearing cargo shorts and jesus sandals. But inside my head? I’m Kid Dynamite? I’m the white Re-Run […]

vacation anticipation

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The day before vacation. What a feeling. It’s like the cool breeze that comes before the summer storm. It’s like being next in line at the bank. It’s a feeling of anticipation like watching Ketchup slowly pour of the bottle. You just know something good is […]

Tom Brady unsuspended

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Tom Brady. Reinstated! Deflategate is a joke. The NFL looks like a joke. Commissioner Roger Goodell mandated a four game suspension. Now he looks as weak as a soggy scarecrow in a Kansas corn field. Goodell alleged that Brady knew the footballs used in last year’s […]

90 Thousand People Downtown

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ 90,000 people crammed into downtown Nashville. The News has gone hog-wild with this fact. “It’s going to be a busier than normal Thursday,” the anchorman warns. “90 Thousand people are expected to be crammed into downtown.” The news is presented as if there is something ominous […]

Political Monster

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ American Politics. The system is alive, like Frankenstein’s monster gorging on electricity in a Transylvania castle. The creature is rising off the operating table, growling, its political bolts pulsing with super charged rhetoric. The villagers are gathering below, pitchforks raised, torches burning, a growing tide of […]