I’m Glad I Did That

Playing ball with my friend Tommy from morning to dinner throughout the summer.

Saving my friend Walter from drowning when I was a kid.

Seeing and photographing  the total solar eclipse on Prince Edward Island with a telescope I made. Dad did the driving. PEI. Beautiful. Go there.

Seeing the Yankees come from behind and win it all in 1978. The Bronx Zoo. Gossage, Munson, Guidry, Nettles, Reggie, Bucky Freakin Dent… and many others.

Seeing the New York “Football” Giants win it all in 2008. 

DX’ing through the night with my friend Larry.

Pinning the class bully in a wrestling match in high school.

Doing good work: Serving burgers during the dinner rush at McDonald’s; landscaping; painting for a living; organizing a warehouse; renovating a bathroom; programming insanely difficult solutions for companies, big and small.

Asking that special woman out to dinner.

Traveling to white sand beaches and turquoise waters.

Seeing Bluebirds in the Pine Barrens and listening to their song.

Camping in the middle of nowhere.

Hiking in the middle of nowhere.

Racing. Cycling hard.

Having a Zen moment.

Getting a one hour massage.

Drinking a 1985 Mondavi Cabernet Reserve.

Sailing.

Surfing.

Swimming with dolphins.

Seeing my daughter born.

Seeing my son born.

I’m glad I did that.

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