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Look What the Cat Dragged In

Day two of vacation in Chatham. I spent most of the day solo—my wife was doing her thing (those of you who know her, know what that means) and my kids were out and about with their friends. I’m running a 10K tomorrow so took the day off of exercise but did manage to...

Finding My Tribe

I just arrived in Chatham, MA tonight—a town where I’ve vacationed for most of the past twenty-three years. I started coming here in the summer of 1996 when I was dating the woman who currently identifies as my wife. It’s one of my favorite places on the planet and a...

Building Rapport

Are you all sitting down? I’m about to lay some truth down on you. As hard as it might be to accept, I do not make a living doing comedy. I know, it’s difficult to believe, but a guy who started doing open mics in January still hasn’t gotten his stab...

Less is More

When I was in eighth grade, my friend Chris Hart convinced me to join him on stage to perform stand-up comedy at our middle school’s talent show. While I’d like to block every second of that experience out of my mind, I remember just about everything about...