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After The Laughter

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW…. I like to believe laughter is the best medicine.  I like to believe laughter always helps; and I like to believe laughter makes everything better no matter what the situation. Sometimes I’m wrong.  Sometimes life slaps us in the face and we’re hit with a huge fist of shit that … Continued

It's An Honor Just To Be Nominated

That’s what the losers say, right?  The ones who don’t win.  “Oh it’s okay.  Really.  I’m good.  It’s fine.  Honestly yes, I’m okay.  I’m totally and completey cool about it.  It’s an honor just to be nominated.” WHAT A LOAD OF UNPOLISHED BULLSHIT! How great would it be if the loser said out loud what … Continued

Ten Tips To Prepare For THE UNPOLISHED REENTRY

So we were having dinner with close friends who were expecting their first child.  All was right in the world as we ordered our drinks and threw in a request for Houston’s famous spinach and artichoke dip.  We raised up three alcoholic beverages and one glass of water as we toasted to the future baby on … Continued

Politics Shamolitics: Douche or Dawg?

Last night Fox News Channel hosted the first Republican presidential primary debates at the Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. I wasn’t gonna race home for the 5pm debacle debate, but I did make it my business to be on the couch and ready at 9pm sharp for the big, primetime shit show debate to … Continued

Postpartum Retrospection

According to social media, about a third of my Facebook friends will be seeing their kids this weekend for Camp Visiting Day.  According to social media, about a third of my Facebook friends have kids who are either still too young or who are now too old to be seeing their kids this weekend for … Continued

Sending Out An SOS

I know there’s been a lull since my last blog but no need to worry;  I’m still here! Sure it appears I’m sending out an SOS but please allow me to explain.  This is not your typical, cry for help, come rescue me SOS.  This is an unpolished SOS.  You see, the SOS I’m sending … Continued

"EVERYBODY'S FREE TO WEAR SUNSCREEN"

Today I heard a song I’ve heard a hundred times before but for some reason now, the lyrics really resonate with me. In the past I’ve felt compelled to share song lyrics that have evoked emotion and today’s entry is an example of such. Maybe you know the song.  Maybe you don’t.  Regardless, read the … Continued

The Camp Shtick… Here We Go Again

Yup, here we go again.  ‘Tis the season for my new and improved unpolished camp shtick about the packing of the trunks and all the crap that I gotta do to get prepared for the big send-off. What?  You forgot about the original camp shtick blogs from last year?  Well have no fear, allow me … Continued

Unpolished Wizdumb

Love hard. Work hard. Play hard. Learn something new everyday. Teach others. Lead by example. Stay away from drama. When you fuck up, take ownership. It’s okay to make mistakes as long as they are new mistakes. Find someone to laugh with often. If you can’t find someone to laugh with, then at least laugh … Continued