283. Life Remembered

Worked in the Royal Library on my next live-talk about Alexander Selkirk – the ‘real Robinson Crusoe’ – and got afraid that I might forget to do things like this in the future.

You see, I’ve really had to make an effort of will to take this time off, with no new customers, my credit being chipped at each day and not being quite finished with two previous customers.… Read more

142. How to Avoid A Mid-Life Crisis In About 10 Minutes Per Day

We’re still waiting for Jay to come, and doing all sorts of preparations, and then … sometimes just waiting. That’s how it is for first time parents, I’m sure.

And tonight I’m tired because of clients and family visits and said preparations, so I found a post I wrote before any of this ‘father-stuff’ was into the picture.… Read more

44. Rejuv

I’ve been thinking lately of how big a place rejuvenation has come to take in my life.

You see, we all have our ‘drug’ that rejuvenates. And we all need it.

Mine is reading books about battleships and then some comics every evening – that and a good whiskey. Right after I’ve done everything else.… Read more