Only George and Bradley can break the rules

To the older man in the gym today.. (this does not apply to any of my FB friends!), your loud and incessant boasting about how much weight you used to lift is not an attractive feature for a fifty-something-and-above person.  Unless you are George Clooney (or the younger Bradley Cooper who gets a free pass for everything), the words “King of the gym” should never come out of your mouth at your age, in any context.  You made me leave my workout early.  Again, only George and Bradley can get away with such things.  The rest of us have to play by the rules.

Car repairs, and Hemmingway and Hadley

I can’t believe I’m spending my day off waiting at the car repair shop, to change a burned out headlight, of all things, because my type of car doesn’t let you change it yourself. An hour and half wait! But I brought my book, currently reading The Paris Wife, so I can slip into the 1920’s with Hemingway and Hadley for the afternoon…