My Rick Springfield Concert Experience (subtitle: I Will Never Wash This Hand Again)

On a national scale, the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December of 1941 was a day that will live in infamy. On a personal level, July 12, 2014, is a day that will live in infamy. Why? Three words: Rick Springfield concert.Three more words: twelfth row, baby....more

An Added Bonus

As I wrote yesterday, I was in New Orleans for the weekend.  The occasion was a friend's 50th birthday celebration.It was so good to be able to spend time with one of my friends from back home.  I had missed her terribly.  When I first saw her and hugged her, I also realized how much I missed the hugs and touch of a friend. ...more

The Human Touch

I think one of the worst parts of surviving a divorce is the absence of the human touch.  To go for months without a single soul touching you slowly eats away at your heart and soul.I believe the human touch is absolutely vital to life.  It acknowledges that you exist, that someone actually cares for you, and that you matter.  To live without that touch on a daily basis makes you feel invisible, unworthy, and desolate. ...more