Fletch was the first person my age I knew who died. I was 19 and in college and Sato had called and left a message on our answering machine weeping “Fletch is dead. He died in a car crash” over the telephone lines that stretched from San Diego to Santa
A friend of mine recently posted this piece from Thought Catalog: “21 Ways You Should Take Advantage of Your 20’s”. I clicked on it expecting a mildly pretentious list of live free, die hard, something like that. I immediately adopted an attitude of 24 going on 54, and wondered what
Feeding your mind by reading is a Broke-Ass lifestyle essential. What other activity gets you so much for so little cost (i.e., free). I’m an avid reader, my hope is to share some of my best reads with you. Look, I admit I don’t love being around children or “tweens”.
Even prior to continuous string of awful financial downturns that have defined our past few years, many of us already knew what was up. The armchair economists, those untrained but yet still somehow immensely qualified individuals that can hear the unheard and peer into the unseen – they saw it. And their
One of my favorite memories of my adolescence was pulling hilarious pranks on unsuspecting fools. Prank calls, toilet-papering houses, the ole rubber band on the kitchen sink spray thingy (sorry Mom); all good times. Unfortunately for the youth of today, these simple pleasures have given way to spiffy technology and
There are a number of movies that defined my childhood/teen years, though only a few that I cannot even try and separate from my dating years back then. Here are some of those movies for me and/or some of my contemporaries who shall remain semi-anonymous: 1) Fear As far as
Rainbow Brite was pretty much my best friend in the world as a child. I had her doll, the dolls of her friends, and even her ride–a unicorn with a shiny star on it’s forehead. My favorite toy out of all of the Rainbow Brite gang was, bien sur, her friend