50 Shades of Gray Paint

Every Day is Not the “Big Game.”

On Sunday night, people were either Patriots fans or Rams fans, right?  Millions of people around the US (and many parts of the world) gathered around TVs with friends and family to choose a team to root for.    For. One. Night. However, the rest of the year they cheer on the Giants.  The Steelers. ... Read more

First Facebook Profile Picture

Your First Profile Picture

Over the last week or so, many of us have engaged in the “How Well Have You Aged” challenge.  This involves posting our first Facebook profile picture alongside our current one.  For the majority, we have aged quite well. I’m very aware of the fact that this is part of a yet-to-be-determined social experiment on ... Read more

Let it Snow

Don’t hate me, but I want it to snow.  I want it to snow for days and days.   You see, I own Got A Guy NJ, and we plow driveways when it snows. Here’s the thing.  As a native Floridian, I’m a fan of beaches and flip-flop weather.   I’m terribly uncoordinated and the thought of trudging ... Read more

Unsolicited Advice for 2019

Welcome to 2019.  Everyone got their goals and resolutions ready? Alright, we can begin now. We Suck at Holidays How did you do over the holidays?  Did you recharge? Did you pretend to work like I did, only to be distracted by cookies rolled in powdered sugar and Cyber Monday sales that lasted until the ... Read more

Talkin’ Sh*t: The Unsolicited Podcast

When I finished writing Everyone Has Sh*t: Unsolicited Advice for Being Human, I knew I was not done.   There were more stories to tell.   It was the beginning of the conversation, not the end. With that in mind, I have created Talkin’ Sh*t: The Unsolicited Podcast. Each week (more or less, because life has shit ... Read more

Don't be an asshole

Rules for Not Being An Asshole

I’ve written several versions of this post, deleting a few because the message wasn’t quite right.  I started down the path of political divide, but those water were quickly muddied. Let’s be honest for a minute.  We aren’t being as nice as we can possibly be to our fellow humans.   It’s very easy to think ... Read more

Sloggers

Everyone Has Perceptions

Among my many life’s adventures I’ve found myself in the landscaping business. Once an entrepreneur, always an entrepreneur, right? Or something like that.  All I’ll say is it started on vacation while drinking too many pina coladas and sounded like a good idea at the time. So here I am, running a marketing company,  writing ... Read more

Failing Up

Yesterday I had a dream come true while simultaneously experiencing extreme disappointment.   While sitting outside enjoying working in my backyard, in a space I had envisioned for nearly a decade, I received news that I had failed.                                      ... Read more

Did the Internet Break Society?

I’ve been on the internet since 1995,  just after AOL started mailing CDs to everyone to get them on the world wide web and right around the time Yahoo was founded.  I frequented chat rooms, witnessing the wide variety of conversation that occurred in them.  Inhibitions were lowered as if we were all pounding beers ... Read more

Patience and Humor

Your Humor Will Get You Through It?

So we have been trying to buy a house for a few months and the process has been…let’s call it trying. That’s the positive person’s word for frustrating, exasperating, annoying, infuriating, you get the picture. We found a house we love. I mean, really love.  We tackled all of the obstacles needed to purchase it ... Read more

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