I’m not much of a risk-taker nor an adrenaline junkie. My adventures have been modest in scope and duration. Though in my mid-twenties, I briefly but…
There’s no escaping what fate awaits us in the tragicomedy of our lives.
Yet, fooled with hope, men favor the deceit.” —John Dryden (1631-1700)
When I returned to the boxing gym well past middle age, I wasn’t looking back but forward, determined not to “go gentle into that good night.”
My most dramatic exploit was in a foreign land, where my best friend and I were surrounded by armed men. We weren’t soldiers, prisoners or spies. Just…
If we learn more from our failures than our successes, I’m a bona fide scholar.
When I lay me down to sleep, my ordered life turns adventurous. Awakening, I seek meaning in these vivid, fascinating and sometimes terror-filled…
Late in our married life, my wife and I became adrenaline junkies, getting our kicks flying standby.
Some mentors have a major influence, while others serve as supporting cast. In my decision to become a writer, two men played key roles.
If necessity is the mother of invention, then desperation is certainly one of the family. Such was my experience many years ago during a miserable…
On the cusp of 70, I’ve been advised to get my memories in order. Friends and family say: Now is the time to write your life story for your heirs and…
Some obsessions can be beneficial. As a fantasy football addict for some 35 years, I certainly believe that.