The Back Room

With respect to Socrates, my unexamined life is not worth living. The front room is the face we show everyone but we hide our true self in the back room.

Showing Support

As my good friend, Peter said, writing is like a power plant.  Once it cools it takes effort to start it up again. Oh, who am I kidding?  I don’t … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · 6 Comments

Experiencing Boyhood

Boyhood is an experience.  When the credits roll after near 3 hours have gone by, I sit with my wife, emotionally consumed.  So much to think about in a film … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 5 Comments

Reviewing “Dear Thief” by Samantha Harvey

  You can tell me you’re angry.  You can use your words, hearing yourself say whatever you feel you need to say.  You can look at me or not look … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · 4 Comments

Last night my bride and I went into NYC and saw a musical.

I do not like a lot of musicals.  No, that is not entirely true.  I do like quite a few musicals.  However, there are few I would see live.  I … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Believable Truth

 “She supports me” “We support each other” “I don’t know where I’d be without her support” It runs alongside… “She understands me” “We understand each other” “I don’t know where … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · 6 Comments

More of My Selfish Self

Apparently, I have more thoughts on the subject. I mentioned sympathy and empathy in previous posts, but in my professional capacity.  The idea of selflessly asking what someone else may … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Selfish Self

I am in the fortunate position of having a job, a place to live and a woman who loves me so this frees me to ponder on how to enhance … Continue reading

November 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

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