VIEW from the BLEACHERS
My personal search for signs of intelligent life in the universe and in my neighborhood
A humor blog
by Tim Jones, BA, JD, MBA, ESQ, FAQ, INC, LOL, WTF, UBU, IDK, ETC
In looking back over Donald Trump’s tumultuous final 2 & 1/2 months in office, the storm of chaotic events engulfing his historically scandal-plagued presidency only intensified. But you might not know that, based on how some of the rightwing news media covered these same events.
All of us are constantly bombarded by messages reminding us we’re not good enough, not attractive enough, or not successful enough. Learn how to love yourself and stop comparing yourself to others. You’re as good as anybody else – well, maybe that’s a slight overstatement. But I’m just trying to help.
As I look back over the past 65 years, some of the best educators I’ve had are family members and friends who profoundly shaped my values, my belief in myself and the life choices I made. There are twelve individuals who stand out as the most influential teachers in my life. This week’s column is about them.
In this VFTB Exclusive, we were able to uncover the unredacted transcript of the official Termination of Employment Interview given to Donald Trump by his employer, the American people. This might surprise you, but apparently, he didn’t take it well.
Recently I launched my very own YouTube channel. Why did I decide at the age of 65 to undertake such a daunting new challenge? Simple. I’m an idiot. Learn what you need to do in order to avoid my terrible mistake.
When I was in my forties, I routinely worked 55-hour weeks and still found time to take an active part in raising our two young daughters. I even worked out for an hour five nights a week. Somehow, I got it all done. I’m now 65, with way more time on my hands than back then. But I never seem to get everything done anymore. Not even remotely. Where does the time go?
Check out my new YouTube channel