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The Endless Bummer – Part V

Author’s note: This is the fifth installment of a multi-part series. For an optimal reader experience, read the introduction, Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV first. Subsequent installments will post daily. DAY TWO Nothing attracts the best and brightest specimens humanity has to offer like a complimentary continental breakfast. It was here, in the room off the... Continue Reading →

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The Endless Bummer – Part IV

Author’s note: This is the fourth installment of a multi-part series. For an optimal reader experience, read the introduction, Part I, Part II, and Part III first. Subsequent installments will post daily. After dinner we gathered the troops for a stroll on the boardwalk. Virginia Beach doesn’t have what I’d call a true boardwalk. The boardwalks of my youth... Continue Reading →

The Endless Bummer – Part III

Author's note: This is the third installment of a multi-part series. For an optimal reader experience, read the introduction, Part I, and Part II first. Subsequent installments will post daily. We took turns showering, the kids and Melinda going ahead of me so I could make sure the sand they brought back from the beach... Continue Reading →

The Endless Bummer – Part II

Author's note: This is the second installment of a multi-part series. For an optimal reader experience, read the introduction and Part I first. Subsequent installments will post daily. The luggage unpacked and the restless natives sufficiently quelled, we put on our suits and headed for the beach. Despite its limited utility, one of the smarter... Continue Reading →

The Endless Bummer – Part I

Author's note: This is the first installment of a multi-part series. For an optimal reader experience, read the introduction first. Subsequent installments will post daily. DAY ONEOn the big day, Melinda and I packed the car with the necessary beach provisions. Packing for any type of excursion is an exercise in blind anticipation, where you... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon: The Endless Bummer

“The boardwalk bewitches us with lost scents and sounds, reminders of why we went in the first place: to belong, to escape, to watch the parade, to feast, to fall in love.”- James Lillefors “No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.”- Elbert Hubbard If you grew up... Continue Reading →

Top 5: My Greatest Hits Album

Holy crap, this is my 30th post. Since November, I’ve birthed 62,300 words out into the great abyss of the internet. That’s a couple fewer words than The Sun Also Rises; 16k more than ol’ Scotty wrote in The Great Gatsby. While it would be the humble thing to say I write for myself, that... Continue Reading →

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