Category Archives: Mobile

The Wonder of Sky Mall

I’m in the process of building a new home with an egregiously large kitchen. So during a recent flight when I saw the top corner of the Sky Mall catalog peeking out of the seat back pocket I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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Modern Tourism

When I was a kid, my parents took me on a week-long road trip from Chicago to Boston. It was disguised as a learning experience, but I’m pretty sure my dad just wanted to play golf across half the country. … Continue reading

Posted in 80s, Commentary, Family, Food, Friends, Humor, Life, Mobile, Nostalgia, Phone, School, Social Media, Travel, Uncategorized, Work | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Bananas Won’t Make You Fat – And Nine Other Secrets to Life

I adore a good epiphany – when you’re plodding through life, doing something completely innocuous, then suddenly a moment captures your attention and a tiny little metaphorical light bulb begins blazing in your head. Once the buzz subsides, you are … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Family, Fitness, Food, Friends, Health, Humor, Life Lessons, Mobile, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 41 Comments

When I Was Your Age

I recently celebrated my brother’s seventh birthday at a magical place called Chuck E. Cheese’s. From the golden tokens being manually jiggled into their slots to the rogue skee-balls rolling around the floor to the kids pooling their tickets to … Continue reading

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Voicemail ESP

I was recently watching a Sex and the City episode from way back in yesteryear – back when the average person didn’t carry a cell phone and Carrie was still using a rotary. She and Mr. Big were in a fight … Continue reading

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Movie Theater Casting Call

Since E.T. first followed the trail of Reese’s Pieces in 1982, I’ve been an avid movie-goer. I’ve sobbed through hours of Sandra/Rachel/Julia films and the loss of $3.50 matinees; I’ve cheered for Patriots and Gladiators and the addition of White … Continue reading

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You Can’t Play Air Drums if You’re Texting

We all have a few habits that should probably earn us a light slap across the face to snap out of. I’ll personally cop to a lot of bad habits that I’ve had to break in my own time, for … Continue reading

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