Bicycling through the Midlife Crisis

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It’s the most honest thing I’ve written. And the hardest. I’m referring to my new memoir, Bicycling through the Midlife Crisis, now available as an e-book from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Been thinking about doing the story for 10 years. Been working on it for six. But somehow, things just didn’t come together. Until […]

She’s Still Turning Heads

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This white-haired lady is still turning heads. I’m talking about Charlotte, the former Homecoming Queen who said yes to me 43 years ago. So today was her birthday, and we ate at a fancy Mexican food place where she engaged the male, middle-aged, waiter in typical, warm, West Texas chit chat. He replied in an […]

Showing Up

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Thirty minutes late, but my last student arrived yesterday. He’s a recent immigrant to the U. S., and I’m pretty sure he has trouble finding a ride each morning. Another student, a young lady, came 15 minutes late. “Forgot to set my alarm,” she told me. But she got up. She came. And that encourages […]

City Slickers III

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We’re calling it City Slickers III. You remember the 1991 movie with Billy Crystal where he and two of his pals went on a New Mexico cattle drive. Well, we’re not trailing cattle so there won’t be any stampedes, nor any drunk cowboys shooting wildly into the air (I can’t guarantee that one), but this […]