Short and Simple Observations
The other day, I complained to a friend about the sparse rainfall, low humidity, and intense heat, which had turned my once lush and beautiful yard, into a bleak and desolate landscape of dried grass, wilted flowers, an algae-covered pond, drifting sand, and rolling tumbleweeds. Well, maybe not... Sign in to see full entry.
I recently had a complete physical, and the doctor gave me some good news, and some bad news. The good news is I'm in excellent health. He said, if I keep taking care of myself, I may live to be a hundred years old. The bad news is, due to the effects of gravity, normal wear and tear on my body, and... Sign in to see full entry.
This morning, I accidentally hit my head on the side of the bedroom door as I made my way to the bathroom. Checking myself in the mirror for bruising, I noticed something. My head is enormous! I don’t think I ever realized how big my head is in proportion to the rest of my body. I almost look like I... Sign in to see full entry.
I got up early this morning, tried to figure out my wife’s new smart phone, and realized something. I just moved one step down on the intelligence scale at the Dykie household. My wife is a nurse practitioner, my youngest son, just applied to medical school, and my eldest is highly successful in the... Sign in to see full entry.
This may sound a little crazy, but I think my wife is trying to drive me insane. The other night, right around bedtime, she was watching a nature show. I asked her what it was about. She said it was a documentary on polar bears, and their struggle to survive in a rapidly changing environment due to... Sign in to see full entry.