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Serial entrepreneur, loves great wine, good food, loyal friends, happy family and tech toys.

  • Mortified in Manassas

    Another “Did I say that out loud” moment: At the sushi place last night I tell the Asian guy next to the register, “I’d like to order takeout.” He replies in a Boston accent, “So would I.” I blurt out,… Read More ›

  • A Dinner Party

    “Bob, we’re having a dinner party tomorrow night.” “You never said anything about a dinner party.” “Yes, I did.  I’ve told you about four times already.” “Who’s coming?” “Ann, Marcie, Pat, Maggie, Denise and the other Anne.” “What, no men? … Read More ›

  • Condom Lollipops

    I work in a male dominated industry and five of the six sales reps that report to me are men.  This leads to some very interesting conversations once in a while.  One of my reps was in my office talking… Read More ›

  • Great Balls of Fire

    If you’ve been married for longer than six and a half minutes then you’ve had a fight with your spouse that seemed extremely horrible at the time but three months later you can’t even remember why you were angry.  This… Read More ›

  • Toot

    “toooooot” “Grandma, did you hear that?” “Yes Eli, I did.” “I farted Grandma.” “Yes Eli, I know.”

  • My Cat’s Butt

    My cat’s butt exploded today. I know this because she waited until I woke up this morning to leap up into the bed and push her back end right in front of my face.  Let me tell you, in the… Read More ›

  • Scary Car Wash People

    Every Saturday morning I drive to the farmer’s market in Old Town Manassas.  I take the same side streets, which route me through the historical part of town.  Recently, a church group has been using a business parking lot to… Read More ›

  • More Good News

    My phone rang at work today. “Hi Mom, what’s up?” “I have good news and bad news.  Which do you want to hear first?” Hmm, I try to remember if I’ve heard any recent family updates that I’m supposed to… Read More ›

  • Penis Envy

    One of the nice things about having a gay best friend is that when you are all teary and emotional because your body has become a haven for hyped up hormones, he won’t try to fix your problem or tell… Read More ›

  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year World.  It feels like a fresh start.  The sun is shining, the air is crisp and clear and I’m having a good hair day.  I ate a little too much last night, but that’s okay.  I will… Read More ›