Half the Man I Used to Be: The Big Day

Part One: Half the Man I Used to Be: My Journey Begins Part Two: Half the Man I Used to Be: What Must Be Done January 23, 2013 started like any other day, but it certainly did not end that way.  I was eagerly awaiting my gastric sleeve surgery, which was to take place on... Continue Reading →


Half the Man I Used to Be: What Must Be Done

Please read my previous post on this subject: Half the Man I Used to Be: My Journey Begins In August 2012 I started my journey to better health in the Henry Ford Health System Bariatric Surgery Program.  At the program orientation, I received my official starting weight and  was not happy about the number.  I... Continue Reading →

All Our Rowdy Fans Have Settled Down

So apparently the Detroit Tigers won a big game last night.  I am only aware of this because my Facebook newsfeed is full of celebratory Tigers related status updates.  What happened to the days when fans took to the streets and rioted when a Detroit team won a championship?  I want to see some cars... Continue Reading →

The First Presidential Debate

I am not a fan of Mitt Romney, but I have to admit that he is kicking Obama's ass all over that debate stage. I'm waiting for Eye of the Tiger to start playing and trigger Obama to start throwing some hay makers. Something to keep in mind, though, is that Romney is kicking ass... Continue Reading →

A Day in the Life of a Teacher

There is a lot of controversy surrounding education and particularly teachers these days. Some folks see teachers as over-paid babysitters while others recognize teachers as shapers of young minds. As the husband of a teacher, I thought it might be helpful for me to take you through a typical day in the life of my... Continue Reading →

Ten Reasons Why Our 30s Suck

Our thirties are a strange age. We are not "old" by any stretch of the imagination, but we are "older" and perhaps too old for some things. The problem is that we often forget that we are "older," so it comes as a shock to us when we're met with situations like the ones on... Continue Reading →

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