Happy New Year

I’d just logged hour five in front of my iMac in the home office, affectionately called the sub due to its gray walls and the fact that when I’m in there with the door shut the rest of the world doesn’t exist. I’d reached the point where, like the sailors in the German classic Das Boot, I needed to surface. I needed Read more…

See You Soon, I Hope!

You’re probably thinking I’m saying goodbye to a friend – a member of the brettapproved crew or an old college buddy perhaps. Nope, It’s a wheelchair – my polished titanium freedom machine from TiLite. At first blush it may seem odd that I refer to my chair as a “freedom machine” but that’s exactly what it is. Without it, I’d have to crawl everywhere! Not cool. Can you imagine? Read more…

Happy Holidays!

It’s been a while since my last post and I’m sorry about that. I’ve been on the shelf recovering from hernia surgery earlier this month. My doctor said I’d feel “great” in three to four days. Well, all I say is it’s been 19 days and I’m still pretty far from “great,” but I’m happy Read more…

On the road again

Ok, maybe the title is a bit deceiving since I drove about 15 minutes from my house in Phoenix to Chandler to grab lunch at a Arizona-based restaurant chain that specializes Japanese food – not exactly an epic road trip, I’ll grant you that. I don’t want to give the restaurant away yet, but look Read more…