When Will a “True Story” Ever Tell the Truth?

It’s funny to me how entertainment and the media can affect how someone will view a situation.   When someone finds their way onto television or into a movie, they are almost instantly lifted to celebrity status by a frightening large cross-section … Read more »

Cooking Fits for Me!

What makes one person enjoy cooking while others do it with gritted teeth or avoid it all together? (um, poor DSP Lovey gets another shout out!) I’ve been cooking most of my life.  I cook every day and love doing … Read more »

Dear Mom, Thanks for the Nuggets

Dear Mom, Every Mother’s Day, it’s customary to tell your mother how much you appreciate, love and honor her. This year I will, of course, do the same thing.  I’m not stupid. However, this year I’d like to offer you … Read more »

DSP JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

I almost never lie (as far as you know). I almost always drive with the radio on (even if it’s radio Disney). I will NOT eat…Um…my dog Bruno?  Everything else is fair game.  I try not to eat “culturally”. Why is it ok to … Read more »


Dogs, Cats, Birds … my many “Pets” Upon self-reflection, I would have to admit that I have a lot of “pet peeves”.  This would come as no surprise to my poor wife who has to endure the same rants every … Read more »

A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing?

Some stereotypes ring true The reason there needs to be an “In Defense of Men” column is that, unfortunately, the actions of some men leave the rest of us needing to defend ourselves. There are idiots among us. Serious jerks. … Read more »

“Man-ing up” for my Family

What message is the media trying to send to men? What does it mean to “man up”?  If I were to believe most sitcoms, it would mean that a man has to make a total ass out of himself, screw everything up, lie and … Read more »