Tag: life

A Difficult Start to 2020

2020 has been challenging to say the least. It has not been all bad but those lows have been dramatic. It’s as if the emotions and events of an average year have all occurred within […]

The Kobe Bryant Story Was Not Supposed to End This Way

Things were not supposed to end like this. The Kobe Bryant story was not supposed to end at 41. The Gianna Bryant story was certainly not supposed to end at 13. The stories of John, […]

The New Health Plan: 6-month Progress

It was six months ago that I sat in a new doctor’s office, meeting him for the first time having avoided doctors for about three years. That day, I was given bleak news that didn’t […]

Travels of an Angeleno: Four Nights in Ningbo

Ningbo is not an easy city to navigate on public transportation. Getting from the airport to my hotel would have taken over two hours on a train and two buses. Ningbo is a driving town. […]

The New Health Plan: 3-Month Progress

March 12, 2018 was the lowest health point of my life thus far. I weighed in at 215 pounds and my blood pressure was through the roof. Medication would be necessary but hopefully not permanent. […]

Thank You, Anthony Bourdain

“I’m not going anywhere. I hope. It’s been an adventure. We took some casualties over the years. Things got broken. Things got lost. “But I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.” —Anthony Bourdain Friday, […]