@world: my life sucks. i feel bad for myself and you should too #selfpityrules

I don’t pity myself, although I easily could. I mean, I haven’t done half the things I said I would do by age 36, and AARP is offering me numerous discounts through the mail (anyone want a $10 subscription to This Old House?), a sure sign of decline. Yet, I don’t pity myself for one … Continue reading @world: my life sucks. i feel bad for myself and you should too #selfpityrules

Sam’s Weekly Water Cooler Musings: On Spoiling

Today, at the water cooler, we acknowledged the thin line between giving our children/grandchildren what they want/need and spoiling them rotten so they don’t appreciate anything and take everything for granted as they grow up. The prevailing argument was against grandparents spoiling their grandkids (can you tell that the primary conversationalists were parents and not … Continue reading Sam’s Weekly Water Cooler Musings: On Spoiling