Monthly Archives: May 2010

Divorce, (Bank of) America Style

My wife and I are divorcing. Not each other. We’re divorcing the Bank of America. There aren’t too many people or entities with whom I’ve had a relationship for 36 years, and now there’s one less. Ironically, this split came … Continue reading

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On The Outskirts of Unconventional Lives

I have led a pretty conventional life when it comes to the people I associate with. But I know that beyond the boundaries of my fuddy-duddy life are people leading wholly unconventional lives, whether in the spotlight or in the shadows. … Continue reading

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Earlier this year, on opposite sides of the world, two edicts were handed down by government agencies, edicts which seemed to be at severe cross-purposes.    According to a recent San Francisco Chronicle column “News of the Day,” legislators in the … Continue reading

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A Holiday With A Big Hole in the Middle

When I was single, I was never offended about the hullaballoo surrounding Valentine’s Day. For me, it was like the launch of the baseball season — something in which I wasn’t vested, but didn’t mind for everyone else. However, for … Continue reading

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Theories of Relativity, or Can I Have Sex With That Girl?

I have a theory that Baby Boomers are the last generation that will consider divorce an oddity. I still remember being shocked in 7th grade when I learned that a classmates’ parents were divorced. But what’s really strange is what’s … Continue reading

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