When is it okay to die?

Fair warning.....this post tackles a more intense topic than normal. Today is April 2nd, which would be my brother Rick's 46th birthday. This post is about his death. On an early morning in November of 1995, I returned to my college dorm room from Taco Bell with a sack of tacos and a pretty furious … Continue reading When is it okay to die?

Things I Might Do If My Wife Died

There is a great scene in the movie ‘This is Forty’ about how we think about our spouses after the years add up.  Watch the first bit… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCyXutUz9V4 Now don’t get me wrong….I’m not saying I want my wife to die. Never. Never. In the words of Louis CK, “Of course I don’t want that … Continue reading Things I Might Do If My Wife Died

Life is for the Living

“Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.” ― Langston Hughes, The Collected Poems I confess. While I’d heard the ‘life is for the living’ quote many times, and said it myself more than once, before this blog post I’d never bothered to … Continue reading Life is for the Living