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Simple Ingredients To Help Boost Your Immune System

Simple Ingredients To Help Boost Your Immune System

The Laya Center For Holistic Wellness here in Kansas City says there are many tried-and-true ingredients you can use to help boost your immune system from the inside out. The … Read more

M2’s 111 – 911 Sliding Scale

M2’s 111 – 911 Sliding Scale

Bless their hearts, some of my friends are mighty lax when it comes to returning my phone calls and/or text messages. I get it, they’re on the phone all day … Read more

The Big Winner in a Pandemic? TV Advertisers! Who Knew?

The Big Winner in a Pandemic? TV Advertisers! Who Knew?

I get it, you’re home and likely bored. Self-quarantining has that effect on people. What does the average, bored, under-inspired person do in times of crisis? Yup, you guessed it. … Read more

I Went On The 80s Cruise—And Here’s What Happened

I Went On The 80s Cruise—And Here’s What Happened

Because serendipity usually works to my advantage, my first—and likely only—80s cruise went off with only a few glitches last week. If there was ever a time to be blissfully … Read more

Dave Coon’s Colorful Cube Art Takes South Florida By Storm

Dave Coon’s Colorful Cube Art Takes South Florida By Storm

I don’t typically notice art. There, I said it. Unless something features a particularly bold color schemata or offers up a brigade of quirky mixed media, it’s usually doesn’t garner … Read more

Uncle Thomas

Uncle Thomas

 

You know that term “salt of the earth”—when you’re referring to a fine, upstanding individual? Well, my uncle Tom Bryan was more like “salt of the universe” or “salt of … Read more

Two Weeks Back On Sugar Was Nearly the Death of Me

Two Weeks Back On Sugar Was Nearly the Death of Me

Well, that was horrific.
I just ate whatever I wanted for two solid weeks. It was awesomely awful. 14 days of gluten gluttony. 14 days of sugar serendipity. 14 days of … Read more

I’m On A Boat! Again!

I’m On A Boat! Again!

20 years ago—almost to the date—I was furiously putting together a demo reel for my friend JC to submit to cruise ship companies. His goal? To become a performer, see … Read more

Why 2019 Was My Best Worst (Worst Best?) Year

Why 2019 Was My Best Worst (Worst Best?) Year

I saw a recent tweet that said, “I’m going to stay up until midnight on December 31st—just so I can watch 2019 die.” While I’m not quite that fanatical, I’m … Read more

Dad’s Most Random Christmas Gift To Me—um, Ever.

Dad’s Most Random Christmas Gift To Me—um, Ever.

Did I ever tell you about the Christmas that Dad got me a Bowie knife?

Like, an actual honest-to-God, Rambo-esque Bowie knife? Very shiny. Very deadly. Of course, I was dumbfounded. … Read more