Retinitis Pigmentosa and the lessons learnt about Fatherhood

I love my life and the journey it has been thus far; it has been a very interesting one and kind of reminds me of a line from Deadpool. ” Life is an endless series of train wrecks with only brief commercial-like breaks of happiness.” I was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) in 2010 and […]


What if it’s HOW it’s said not only WHAT is said?

I’m not sure if most of you are like me, where you have that tightening in your belly when you hear a statement quoted incorrectly or a word used wrongly. Call me trifling if you will, but those errors of omission or commission tend to get to me… and the thing is, not just in […]


Even Strong Dads have Weaknesses

“Not you Mike! This can’t be happening to you! not you fam!” is what a friend said to me when I told him about my crumbling marriage, he continued, “If it has happened to you, then I am never getting married”. As much as that was flattering in some weird way to be put on […]


Picking yourself Up and Starting Over; Still Dad

This might have a nihilistic bend to it, but life is pain management. The 2nd law of Thermodynamics has it in simple terms – that all matter is in a state of increasing entropy. In other words, Chaos is constant and increasing and not order as you would expect. Bummer! Why would I start the […]