This is probably my last Chicagonow post

I started writing for Chicagonow in 2010, I think I don’t want to check but I’m fairly certain. When I joined it was a community. When I joined it seemed like an exciting time to put my silly thoughts In a silly blog. I actually started writing about diabetes but I quickly learned it is... Read more »

Guys, How Do You Pee?

Guys, How Do You Pee?
This will be a short post. The question regarding taking a piss came up during a long car trip with my 2 step sons and their mom, my beautiful fiancee. The question came up regarding the front parts of the underwear and and pants, like wear the zipper is. The question was asked if pissing... Read more »

Why I Purged my Facebook Friends

Why I Purged my Facebook Friends
Yes I am one of those people who purged his Facebook friend list. Why? Well I think we have to examine the word “friend”. What is a friend? To me a friend is someone you can count on to be there for you when you need them. Someone who will not judge you because having... Read more »
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Cracker is not the same as the N Word

Cracker is not the same as the N Word
White people seemed to be up in arms because Michael Che who is a part of the Weekend Update team on Saturday Night Live used the word “cracker” in reference to President Trump. I do not even know where to start. Weekend Update is a parody news segment. It is meant to be humorous. Yes... Read more »

I am not struggling with depression

I am not struggling with depression
Do you ever wake in the morning not recognizing the mess in front of you? Do you cringe in regret for the dumb statements made the night before? I do and it sucks. I never once considered I might have depression. I was not the me I grew to love. I was a shell that... Read more »

OK Go live is perfection

OK Go live is perfection
I have seen many bands live but OK Go, a band that I love, seemed always so elusive. Whenever I checked to see when they were coming town it seemed like I always just missed them. That all changed on June 29th when my beautiful fiancee bought tickets so we could see them at The... Read more »
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Cancer: It is a new mother son bond.

Cancer: It is a new mother son bond.
There are certain bonds a mother shares with her son. Sometimes it is a common interest in music or obsessively watching over plants in the garden. Most times the bond between mother and son is the strongest bond of them all. I share a lot of bonds with my mom. I get my smashing good... Read more »

I wish I was 12 again

I wish I was 12 again
At the age of 38 I know this seems like an odd statement to wish to be 12 again. Believe me though, I am going somewhere with this. You see at the age of 12 is the last time I was healthy. Save for a few colds and/or chicken pox I did not have much... Read more »

What exactly does it mean to be a grown up?

What exactly does it mean to be a grown up?
When did I realize I was a grown up? Was it my first sip of legal alcohol? Was it cancer? Was it cancer again? Was it my first marriage? Was it when I became engaged again? Was it when I became a step parent? Was it when I became a step parent again? I honestly... Read more »
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Trump's Golden Showers

Trump's Golden Showers
Am I fake media? Nope. Do I consider myself a part of the media? Maybe. Is it weird that some odd, perhaps evil side of me wanted the Trump hiring prostitutes to perform golden showers in a Presidential suite to be true? It probably is but you bet your sweet ass I really wanted it... Read more »