A Month Before 40

Kids, a month from today I will be 40 years old. Let that sink in... Forty. The big 4-0. There was a time when I'm sure I thought of 40 as old. That is no longer the case. In fact, I'm not sure I think of any age as old anymore. No, that's definitely a … Continue reading A Month Before 40

A Week Before 39

My birthday is a week away. I’ll be 39 years old. What’s there to say about turning 39? I remember when I was about to turn 29. I claimed that it was the last birthday I would have. Not because I thought I would die at 29, but because I was pretty sure I didn’t … Continue reading A Week Before 39


Grandpa always said that Paradise was the place where dreams could come true. He told me that it was the place where you could visit any place in the world, or even beyond. He insisted that, in Paradise, I was only limited by my imagination. The Paradise Theater was a magical place when I was … Continue reading Paradise