Odds on the guy who owns the Viper and lives in the mobile home that's not mobile is:
(b) Dating attractive women.
(c) Having a lot of fun.
(d) Maybe going through a mid-life crisis. (because most young guys can't afford a Viper)
Which brings me to the subject of the so-called mid-life crisis. What is a mid-life crisis when one speaks of men? (I can't address the woman angle but there is one) I'll answer my own question.
Guys go through life doing what it is they think they're supposed to be doing until one morning they wake up and find that the hour glass is less than half full. They weren't able to do what it is they wanted to do, there isn't all THAT much life left and they are left to decide what is important to them. For some, it's a girlfriend half their age, a Viper, a divorce and so forth. For others its a grim wake-up call that they can't cheat the reaper but they go with what they have. And unless a guy is a happy idiot, he'll go through that thought process sooner or later.
As of January 1, 2017 this blog began to receive anonymous posts. I try not to delete them, but if you want to be taken seriously here, you need to identify yourself, if only by some sort of cryptonym.
Welcome to Virtual Mirage
"But I don't want to go among mad people," Alice remarked.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here. I'm mad, you're mad."
"How do you know I'm mad," asked Alice?
"You must be," said the cat, "or you wouldn't have come here."
Virtual Mirage - What's on the other side of the mirror? Ask Alice how deep the rabbit hole really goes.
This blog is an extension of MY JOURNEY because sometimes my journey needs more explanation, and sometimes there is more to be said than can be expressed on one ordinary blog.
Sometimes it's politics (very serious), sometimes I address the human condition with a dose of humor, and other times it may seem as if the track is headed in a unique direction. I can be a complicated guy at times.
There are a few things you'll find I consider:
* Absence of proof is not proof of absence.
* Sometimes the questions are complex but the answers are simple.
* Love is the only condition where the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
* Steers do not sign treaties with meat packers. (think on that)
* Taxes are NEVER levied for the benefit of the taxed.
* The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no victory possible in defense.
WHITE POWDER (Novel)
There is something intoxicating about a secret.
THE OLD WHORE (NOVEL)
In the peculiar culture of the Central Intelligence Agency, "old whores" are people who will do whatever it takes to get the job done, irrespective of the cost.
EXILES FROM EDEN (NOVEL)
Sparks fly as two star-crossed lovers meet. He runs toward trouble as she yearns for something missing. And it ends in a flight from and toward justice.
Today, I balance work and play as much as anyone can. All things remaining equal, play is more important. Life is short - it's important to make every day count for something, if only to yourself.
I'm a former tinker/tailor/soldier/sailor who has now decided that maybe it really wasn't all done for nothing.
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