Posts in category "me."

One Step Closer To Being Eddie Vedder's Best Friend

One Step Closer To Being Eddie Vedder's Best Friend
A short while ago I wrote about my want to be Eddie Vedder’s best friend. I will be honest with you what I thought was reality almost set in and I thought it might be implausible. I mean he is Eddie Vedder lead singer of iconic band Pearl Jam and I am soon to be... Read more »

I Once Knew This Kid Named Tony

I Once Knew This Kid Named Tony
Yes I am aware the this is an odd title. Tony was my first friend. He might have at one point been my best friend. Honestly I have very vague memories of our friendship. Not to say I didn’t treasure our time but I was young. We saw each other basically everyday. You can be... Read more »

An OdeTo My Caretaker

An OdeTo My Caretaker
I have diabetes and multiple sclerosis this is nothing new. I’ve written about it before. I even contribute posts to Modern Day MS. It would be difficult to do this alone. As hard as it is to admit you need someone. I need and have help. This is for my caretaker. Of the two of... Read more »
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I Want Eddie Vedder To Be My Best Friend

I Want Eddie Vedder To Be My Best Friend
There was a day in the early 90′s. I was at my friend’s and we were listening to some cassettes he just got. You see, kids, cassettes used to be what music was released on before CDs or MP3s. We listened to Nirvana and this other band named Pearl Jam. The opening track Once features... Read more »

My First Carpool

My First Carpool
It started with a panic. The boy has band camp for a month we both have jobs. We are off on Mondays and Tuesdays so those days are covered. Now we just have to figure out the other three days. He could walk if he leaves at 3 in the afternoon the day before. He... Read more »

Admitting I Have Man Ego

Admitting I Have Man Ego
It is something I have fought since becoming a man a few years ago. Man ego to me is just as dumb as asking someone how much they can bench. I never thought of myself as a man’s man. I am still not very sure what the fuck that means. I’m a fucking nerd and... Read more »
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My mom is best mom I know

My mom is best mom I know
For the better part of twenty years, my sister and I were raised by my mom. My dad took off when I was in High School, leaving my mom to play both roles. She was a Chicago Police Officer, now retired, and she worked what seemed to be endless hours to give us everything we... Read more »

Not being able to see made things more clear

Not being able to see made things more clear
Last week I could not see clearly. It was one of the scariest things I have ever went through. Late on Tuesday all I could see was a whiteness in my field of vision the periphery was clear but that is quite an annoying way to look at anything. I mean we use peripheral vision... Read more »

Suddenly in charge of teenagers

I never thought I’d have kids. Seriously there was a time when I was given time to think about it and I decided against it. Of course at the time I was also dealing with the possibility of living with cancer. The doctor asked me if I wanted to save my seed. There is no... Read more »
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I sure do hope there is a heaven

I sure do hope there is a heaven
April first this year was not at all what it was supposed to be. Well okay after the fiancĂ© and I got out of work we did try a few practical jokes and succeeded in fooling the kids. However, later in the day things took a bad turn. I received the following text from my... Read more »