Sports & Me

The men in my religious congregation came over to watch the big game on a Sunday back in 1978. Dallas was playing Denver. They were all rooting for Dallas. I had never once seen them watch or even talk about football, let alone discuss having a favorite team.  They all stood around, drinking beer, andContinue reading “Sports & Me”

The lies I was told about disco

Or: how a DJ blew up a box of disco records and got Ronald Reagan elected. author’s note: I have a lot of angst these days about my peer group. We, straight white men, between 55-65, are the problem. I have written about these guys before. All you millennials and Xennials know because we’re yourContinue reading “The lies I was told about disco”

The Time Left

I almost died. Maybe not ‘almost‘, but I could see the sun setting on the horizon. I had a trans ischemic attack, a kind of mini-stroke. I may have also had a heart attack. Whatever it was, it was painful and scary. It wasn’t a surprise I guess. I am guilty of some hard livingContinue reading “The Time Left”