Hasta la Vista, 2015!

Hasta la Vista, 2015!

But of all the years, of all the gin joints, you were the one that walked into my life last January, looking all innocent and hopeful. You sent me to Brazil for the first time, where I got to teach and that was an extraordinary experience I’ll never forget.

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A Birthday Ends & Life Goes On

Of course, now that I’m a whole year older, I can’t help but wonder, why don’t I feel a whole year wiser? You’d think at my age I’d be able to impart all kinds of wisdom and knowledge like some wise Sensei. But inside I’m still the same person with not so much an iota of enlightenment. Continue reading

TURNING 60

TURNING 60

  I’ve got to tell you, I’ve been doing fine all year. Had a great summer, with many activities and whatnot filling up my “dance card.” Busy, busy, busy. That’s me all over. Then September hit and lo and behold … Continue reading

The Wake-up Call

I mean, there I was, laying in bed trying to get my 40 winks, but barely getting 20, when all of a sudden I felt this tap on my shoulder which practically scared the daylights out of me.

“Who’s that?” I shouted as I bolted upright in my semi-unconscious state. Continue reading