My new book “Midlife Solo” is now available.

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Happy 73, Paul

Happy Birthday, Macca! And now I feel guilty for my meaty dinner.


If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian. -Paul McCartney, singer-songwriter, composer, poet, and activist (b. 18 Jun 1942) 

Here’s Eli last weekend on Maid of the Mist – Anna’s best friend Holly went with him and friend Erin and her son Marcus, Eli’s best friend, to Niagara Falls. A good time was had by all. Especially his mama, who spent the weekend happily cleaning house. Is she actually my daughter?! Her cleanoholic father’s daughter, that’s who she is.



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I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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