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My Date with a Weeki Wachee Mermaid(s)

The curtain rises slowly to reveal the spring and show set. The water is crystal clear (1.7 million gallons a day of 99.7% pure spring...

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The Ideal Woman: One Man’s Perspective

What does a man look for in a woman? This is not a question answered simply.  I’m sure the answer is different for any man asked.  As a...

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The Male Psyche: Trying To Not Be a Dick

So, after some serious introspection, I’m beginning to figure out a few things about myself that I need to work on. I have a tendency to...

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A Conversation with Jeanette Collins and Peter Onorati

PETER ONORATI is a face you will recognize in both Film & TV. With well over 100 screen and television acting credits and serving on...

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9 Things That Make a Guy Good Enough for My Daughter

I’ve been hesitant to write this because I didn’t want to piss off my baby girl, but here we go. In an ideal world, this is what I...

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A Trip Through the Lone Star State

My recent trip to my friend Connie’s ranch in Blanco, Texas was quite the experience. The Hill Country Texans are a breed unto...

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Male confessions: When Your Penis Does the Thinking for You…

Information About Guys … I had a call from an old friend I used to run with years ago. He’s about 20 years younger than I am. One...

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Things I learned in 2014 and some resolutions for 2015

2014 was a humbling experience for me in a lot of ways. I thought I was getting close to having things figured out, but, not so. I remember...

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20 Life Lessons from Your Best Buddy

Most of these little pearls of wisdom come from my wild and sordid youth. I will be updating as I recall more. If even one person is saved...

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Cooking for a crowd

So: I just returned from my second assignment on board a steamship in the Great Lakes. Still trying to adjust to a normal pace—although...

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There’s a reason you should never do these 7 things

People are funny–meaning strange and unexplainable. I go through life and sometimes I build long-term treasured friendships based on...

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Spooky stuff: Bella Vista Lodge, Dominical, Costa Rica

For three idyllic years, from 2010 through 2013, I was the proprietor of Bella Vista Lodge on Costa Rica’s southern Pacific Coast,...

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I Got Itchy Feet, So I’m on a Steamship

Moving back to your hometown is like kissing your sister. While the west coast of Florida is a great place where most people would love to...

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Common Sense, National Pride, and a Pinch of Compassion: Isn’t it that simple?

Six months ago I moved back to the U.S. after living in Central America for three years. I had limited exposure to the media and the events...

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The Ultimate Renaissance Man: Christophe Gstalder

We have few opportunities in our lives to meet people who are bigger than life.  And, they are often not aware of the intensity and...

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Being A Father

I’m fortunate enough to call myself Father to two kids. I’m sure at times, they’ve had other words to call me, and probably well...

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Babes in Borneo: The Search for Mary

This is the story of a group of wild women I am fortunate enough to call friends. They were all living in Indonesia 20-some years ago....

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Interview: Xaviera Hollander, the Happy Hooker

Xaviera Hollander is a truly fascinating woman. She was born in Indonesia, of German and Dutch parents and speaks 6 languages.  She has...

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The Pissing Contest: Step by Step

Installation #1: Explaining the male psyche You’ve heard the term Pissing Contest? Well, for us (men) this is a real and very serious...

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Gifts that Guys REALLY Want

Today I’d like to give you all a heads up on the kinds of things most males like to receive as gifts. I’m going to throw in my two...

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The Sophisticated Traveler Costa Rica Style

Trends in international travel are changing, drastically.  I experienced this first hand as proprietor of Bella Vista Lodge in Dominical,...

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