The Birthday Manifesto

Like clockwork, as soon as my birthday week rolls around, I get antsy and I start questioning my existence. Call it the birthday blues or mid-life crisis but it’s always the same each time my birthday draws near.  For this year, I tried to make it different. Instead of whining and complaining, I am nowContinue reading “The Birthday Manifesto”

She loves you, YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! – Or how we treated Mom to a Beatles-themed party

We are a family of die-hard Beatles fanatics. Credit goes to our mom and dad who made sure we grew up appreciating really good music. One of our fondest memories is singing one Beatles song after another in a mean round of Videoke with my paternal uncles. Two of these favorite uncles and Beatles songContinue reading “She loves you, YEAH! YEAH! YEAH! – Or how we treated Mom to a Beatles-themed party”

An Ode to Growing Old

I used to be deathly afraid of growing old. I had this impression that people stop having fun when they get old. They get all responsible and boring and they stop finding pleasure in the little things. Now, I realize how effing misguided I was. For the longest time (and for almost the rest ofContinue reading “An Ode to Growing Old”