She’s Five

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My daughter is turning five on Sunday and I have some thoughts about it . . .

But She’s My Mother

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Anyone who has ever read some of my personal essay work knows that I often write about my relationship with my parents. I recently wrote an essay about my relationship (or lack thereof) with my mother and how it directly affected my thoughts of wanting/raising children. Spoiler alert: I didn’t think I’d ever want kids. Yet here […]

Biggie Smalls: A Dead Poet

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Today marks the anniversary of the death of Biggie Smalls, aka The Notorious B.I.G. I have so many thoughts about this, and often wonder what rap would look like if he were still alive today. In my humble opinion, he was a true poet. He could weave words together like a lyrical tapestry, and he […]

Let The Madness Begin

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For some people, March is all about St. Patrick’s Day. For me, March is all about the madness. There are few things in life that can make your heart soar one minute and then break the next within a matter of seconds. That’s the beauty and the nightmare of the NCAA Tournament.

What keeps Bills fans coming back for more? Hope.

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Throughout the past three decades, Buffalo Bills fans have endured a ridiculous amount of near victories and close calls—many of which have been so close to the damn finish line you could smell the hint of champagne in the air.

Trump Wins, And The Reality Sets In For Me And My Family

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I woke up this morning to a quiet house. My wife is away on a business trip. I did the usual things: took the dogs out and fed them, started the coffee and made my daughter’s lunch. I didn’t turn on the television, didn’t check the Internet. I already knew what had happened. Late last […]

When You’re LGBT And Your Family Is Voting For Trump

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Periodically (or when the mood strikes), I’ll be writing essays and posting them here on my website. Here’s the first one. It’s on the impending election, of course. Enjoy.

Welcome To My New Website

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Since freelancing has taken me down the path of writing more articles, columns and book projects, I figured a cleaner, more readable website was in order. So, here it is. Look around. Read a few things. Learn more about my books. And drop me a note if you feel so inclined. Either way, thanks for […]

New Website Coming Soon

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It’s been a few years since I redid my website, and I think it’s time for a refresh.

Video Of The Month–May

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It’s May already. Wow. Time is flying by. I’ve been so busy with writing projects lately, I feel like I don’t have time for much else. But it’s important to make time, right? It’s important to step back from this illusion we call life and laugh a little.