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

  • My Goal for 2009

    If one more exciting thing happens to me in 2008 I’m just going to throw up.  Don’t get me wrong, it hasn’t been all bad this year.  In fact, some very wonderful things happened in 2008.  But enough is enough,… Read More ›

  • Dieting and the Sexes

    Let me tell you the difference between men and women when it comes to dieting.  A man says he’s going to go on a diet and immediately drops five pounds just because he said it out loud.  Then he takes… Read More ›

  • Food Is Love

    To me, food is love.  Salty, sweet, savory, succulent food.  The width of my hips will attest to this passionate love affair.  Apparently, my granddaughter has inherited this same passion.  It will serve her well in life.  Everyone loves a… Read More ›

  • Happy Gas

    An update on my skin cancer saga…the surgeon’s office called to begin preparing me for my Moh’s surgery.  It is scheduled for February 9th. The Very Helpful Assistant wanted to make sure I remembered to get my referral, bring my… Read More ›

  • Thinking Positive

    I got a call from my dermatologists’ office today.  Unfortunately, the biopsy I had taken from the side of my nose tested positive for basal cell carcinoma.  So on top of everything else in my life, which has been pretty… Read More ›

  • Butt Balls

    “Why are tennis balls in the fruit bowl?” “They are for my butt.” “Pardon me?” “My butt, Bob, they are for my butt.” I’ve had back problems for 28 years.  Coincidentally, the same age as my son Gary.   I… Read More ›

  • How Close?

    When I was 25 I watched my parents dance together. It wasn’t the first time I had seen them dance, but it was the first time I paid attention. They moved together as a single unit across the floor. My… Read More ›

  • Cry Like a Baby

    “I’m going to cry like a baby,” I told the nurse. “I just want you to be prepared.” “Don’t worry, you’re only going to feel a slight pinch,” she replied. Then she pulled out a needle about eight feet long… Read More ›