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I'm not good at guessing secret things. Like what women are thinking. I've gotten in trouble hallucinating what someone else is thinking and being wrong, so I try not to do it. When I don't try to read someone else's thoughts, I experience a kind of vertigo. I'm feeling that today after listening to Bret Weinstein’s talk with Joe Rogan. I realize I have no idea what's going on in the minds of what I regard as the lunatic fringe.

If he’s right, it’s not so fringe-y. I wonder how I will feel and react when one of my children or grandchildren joins the fringe. It's certainly true that I care much, much more about them than I do some idea of America. They are, in fact, what I think of when I think of America. They are what I have devoted my life to. They are my belief. They are what give my life meaning.

So if they are persuaded that the things that I have embraced and at times espoused, things like democracy, free enterprise, individual liberty, freedom, choice, The Golden ...

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Hello new followers, I hope I don’t disappoint you. I want this place to feel like home, where we can escape the Thunderdome and process the world. Where we can post dog pics and recipes and book recommendations. Where we support each other as we get sober, lose weight, embark on new business opportunities, creative endeavors, relationships and travels. I want this to be your oasis of sanity and laughter in an increasingly mad world. A creative outlet where you can share your spirit with us.

We might not have any control over the news cycle—but we can control our habits and attitude. It all starts with us. And hopefully a little piece of that will start here.

Every time I hear a politician start talking, the chorus of this song starts playing in my head.

"Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies." And now it's in your head, too. You're welcome.

Taking the Mothership out as a sidewalk shop today. My biz partner and I are building out a fleet of off-the-grid, vintage, artist designed campers for rent. When life gives you lemons... You squeeze back in life's eye and say "Oh, hell no... Mama is going out in style."

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