Has it really been over a month since I sat down at the keyboard and knocked out a blog post? Well…yes and no. I actually have five essays – count ‘em, five! – that I started but haven’t finished. I also have a couple more that are fighting to come out. So what’s the problem? … Continue reading Where’ve You Been, Man?!
...although, at this point, I'm probably less functional than Frankenstein's monster. [“And I thought *I* looked like hell. You need some sleep, Andy.”] How's everyone doing? Well, I hope. Me? I'm tired. This summer has kicked my scrawny arse, and done so with absolutely no remorse. Work is still work, steady yet enjoyable (I'm one … Continue reading Number Forty-Three: I’m Aliiiiiiiiiiiive…
[This is not only my longest post to-date, but it’s also the best piece I've written (and, at the risk of sounding self-righteous, it’s important). I’m not one to solicit readership if someone's interest is waffling due to an essay's length, but in this case, I’m asking you to stick with me. Thanks in advance … Continue reading Number Forty: A Long-Term Solution…
Phew! It's been about three months since I started this venture, and I'm going to hit the pause button for the first time. I assure you it's not for lack of ideas or things to say about them. Rather, we've had a *nasty* bug in our house for the past few weeks, one that claimed … Continue reading Number Twenty-Eight: Pumping the Brakes
When I started this project a couple months back, I made two rules for myself: 1. I would write about whatever tickled my fancy, no matter if the material was being read at a high frequency or not. After all, this process is as much for me as it is for you. Picking topics that … Continue reading Number Twenty-Seven: How Porn Almost Ruined My Marriage
My apologies in advance for what is likely to be a divisive post. But, if I’m not going to be honest with myself when I write, or try to pussyfoot around certain subjects, then I’m not only wasting your time, but mine as well. And friends, time is not a commodity I’m willing to waste. … Continue reading Number Fourteen: Words Are Nice, Action Is Better
"I'll drink up all the Hennessy you got on your shelf, so just let me introduce myself..." --Digital Underground (Never thought I'd use The Humpty Dance right out of the chute, but there you have it.) Let's get the vitals out of the way so we can get to the good stuff. My name is Andrew … Continue reading Number One: I Can’t Believe I’m Doing This