Date Archives May 2017

Apparently I Wrote a Book

I woke up this morning and saw a headline titled “50 Challenges You Can Start Today.” I wonder what sort of person reads that and goes “HELL YES, MOTHERFUCKER! Bring it ON!” I know those people exist. I am not one of them. The fact that I have to work today AND pick up kids from school AND go to CVS AND cook dinner so people can leave early for evening activities AND go get some straggling crap out of my old house is plenty for me, thanks. Last night… Read More

Farewell, fair circus

The circus is closing. THE circus. The big one. The biggest one there ever was. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.   For a brief period in my 20s — about a year and a half — I was a promoter for Feld Entertainment, the company that owns Ringling, Disney on Ice, and several other entertainment properties. Me and my fellow promoters were the people responsible for making sure you knew the show was coming to town and that your life would be significantly less happy if you didn’t buy… Read More

Movin’ Out

After a long silence, I’ve barfed up a long blog post for you. There are two sections to this one. I’m telling you this now so you can maximize your reading pleasure by only reading those sections that you feel like reading. I’m nice like that. Here’s what I’ll cover in each section: HolymotherofGod, we’re moving again We are moving to a dump Section 1: So long, lovely house We’re moving. Not because we want to, but because have to. People who love us say things like “Are you excited… Read More