Aug. 31, 2010

Between starting a challenging new job and helping Joan move into my house, it’s been the busiest summer for me in many years. In fact, it’s been over a month since I’ve written anything on this site, and such an extended hiatus is rare for me. But with such significant changes taking place in my life, I suppose the blog can wait for a while.

So, time to catch up on things. The weekend after Joan moved in, we joined my friends Marc, Sarah, and Brian for a hilarious Jim Gaffigan stand-up show at the Borgata in Atlantic City. Since then, I’ve witnessed the sad demise of the Genuardi’s supermarket in Chesterbrook, saw Saturday Night Live alumnus Kevin Nealon perform a great set at Helium for my friend Todd’s bachelor party, treated Joan to a terrific dinner at the Lobster House in Cape May, went to the Late Renoir exhibit at the Art Museum last Friday night, and attended the wedding of my friends Laura and Todd.

And without going into much detail, I’ve been reminded that genuinely good people can sometimes make frustratingly poor choices. I’m no life coach, but if you consistently refuse to devote a reasonable amount of time and effort toward a worthy pursuit, then you forfeit the right to complain about your prolonged lack of success.

That’s all for now. I’ll write more frequently, I promise.

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