“Our Story” — rewrite from the groom’s father

Fucking weddings have gotten even more complicated. Now you have to have a website with invitations, RSVP’s, maps, shit to do, the mandatory shopping lists (registry) and the obligatory “Our Story.”

Somehow it became my job to review my son’s website and send him feedback and corrections (thanks to the project management skills of the wife). Mostly around “Our Story,” because his story is not as good as his cousin’s (who just got married Sept. 29).

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My stupid anger

I had planned on seeing Lewis Black for more than two years. His 2020 show — cancelled, Covid. His 2021 show — cancelled, Lewis had a health issue.
As soon as the 2022 dates came out, I got the FUCKu fan club seats. Oct. 1 in Phoenix. 

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The “B” Word

Originally posted on Stephen Metcalfe:
9/19/23 Okay, guess what?? You’ll never guess in a? million years and so I’ll tell you.? Sit on his ass at a desk me recently went to — wait for it — call it the “B” word — a baseball game.? Yes!? And…

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Family IT Guy

Listen my children, pick your career wisely. Nobody ever thinks about how many of your friends and family will expect “free service” for whatever skills you may

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Why I rant (blog)

I met one of my 10 readers a few weeks ago. He turned his head like a confused puppy and asked “Why do you write this?”
I did not have an acceptable answer. I’ve been thinking about it for two weeks.

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TWO ACTORS

Originally posted on Stephen Metcalfe:
Let’s not talk about writing.?? Let’s talk about the fact that making a living as an actor can really take it out of you.? The highs, the lows, the uncertainty, the rejections.? I’m thinking of two friends.? The first graduated from Julliard, one…

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Dry Fit

Tennis players are a bunch of cheap bastards, and for 40 years, I fit right in. But then I made the mistake of taking the wife to Indian Wells.

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Repeat English 101

I used to be a “professional writer” (small town newspaperman) and a teacher of English (9th grade), so it’s fucking hard to admit that I had to repeat English

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