Category Archives: Narcissism

The IFH Mailbox

So, it’s Wednesday and you’re wondering, “Did Doug write an article this week? I didn’t get my email blast.” The answer is simple, I have some articles in the works but nothing that is ready to press yet. So I … Continue reading

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That Guy

I am that guy! What kind of guy? I think the adage that sums it up best is the following statement: “known by many, close friends of a few.” I talk to everyone. I believe neighbors should be part of … Continue reading

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A couple of weeks ago, I closed the final page on the sixth book of my life. I know people call each significant segment of our lives a chapter but I believe a “year in the life” equates to a … Continue reading

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525,600 minutes

As the house lights came down and darkened the theater before the second act began, a hush washed across the audience. As we sat in the silence, we heard delicate fingers dancing on the ivory keys as the hallowed white … Continue reading

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There is a moment just before I fall asleep when I conjure up the most powerful prose I can ever imagine. Exquisite paragraphs that paint a powerful picture that would make Picasso proud and yet, these sentences have never graced … Continue reading

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The Mystical Powers of Black Coffee

Last Friday, I went to see my doctor because I had been suffering from an earache for over a week and I was concerned about the tinnitus that was ringing loudly in the affected ear. I had been swallowing Sudafed … Continue reading

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Remembering the House That Ruth Built

This morning I rifled through my old emails and started to delete them when I came across an old one from my aunt after she attended the final game played at Yankee Stadium last September: Dear Douglas, Wanted to know … Continue reading

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The Tao of Doug

Last weekend, we spent a leisurely Sunday afternoon at a friend’s house. They had invited a group of us over so the kids could play. It was a nice diversion on a cold and rainy day to be able to … Continue reading

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My American Idol Experience

As we got off the bus at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, I could feel the fatigue settling into my body. This was going to be a long day, I could feel it. We had been running around Disney World since Monday … Continue reading

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P.S. I Love You

I have a friend who has spent the past month telling me that her new favorite movie is P.S. I Love You. She told me that Stephanie and I had to watch it. When I asked her for a brief … Continue reading

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