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My Thanksgiving with Charlton Heston, Chopin, an English vegetarian and Mozart

My Thanksgiving with Charlton Heston, Chopin, an English vegetarian and Mozart

There is often something daunting about holidays which is conveyed in the fearful rhetoric we employ — “Did you get through the holidays?” “Did you pull off Thanksgiving?”

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

The BMW that changed my life — Part III

The BMW that changed my life — Part III

And then there is Guns N Roses, Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones. They bring out the wild teenager angsty rebellious gene. If I listen to more than an hour, I become this mock testosterone-laden Rock God of partying, womanizing and late night nuttiness — at least in my mind. As a remedy I will often quickly put on some Simon and Garfunkle and like popping a tire it releases all the testosterone from the system.

August 3, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

The frozen cat I buried on Good Friday

The frozen cat I buried on Good Friday

I tried to take the turn into the driveway slowly so our cat, Popsicle, who was now melting in a brown box, would not bounce around in the trunk.

May 15, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

The BMW that changed my life

The BMW that changed my life

I went from feeling this liberating maverick feeling — a high octane Jack Kerouac or Henry Miller or Ulysses — to moments later little more than a lonely and depressed cross-country truck driver.

January 14, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

My Thanksgiving with Charlton Heston, Chopin, an English vegetarian and Mozart

My Thanksgiving with Charlton Heston, Chopin, an English vegetarian and Mozart

I told her how I secretly thawed the Turkey. “Honey, don’t tell anyone, but I let the turkey float for six hours last night in the pool. I figure the water is chlorinated and it actually worked.”

November 25, 2012 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »