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Josh Drespling: With anniversary down, Mother’s Day would be a clean sweep
My 10th wedding anniversary was rapidly approaching and, as usual, my mind was a mass of kinetic flux trying to conjure up a gift of grand proportions. I am never satisfied with just an ordinary gift.
Josh Drespling: ‘To carry’ in your backpack takes on a whole new meaning
I've developed the most amazing idea! It's so abundantly revolutionary that you may, at first, not grasp the genius of my sentiment. I hesitate to release such a wealth of elevated knowledge on the common folk of our community, but it must be done.
Josh Drespling: I’m learning the sound of silence truly is golden
Silence. Lean back, if only for a moment, and indulge in a muted existence. Turn off the music or TV. Set down your phone, dive deep in, and enjoy the silence. Close your eyes and sense the world around you.
Josh Drespling: If you can’t stand the heat — don’t let me hear you complain!
Despite his best efforts to prolong his vengeful existence, Old Man Winter has met with what we can only hope was an incredibly painful and agonizing demise.
Josh Drespling: The quest for antifreeze and horseradish in the land of Wally World
I was on a undeniable quest for horseradish and antifreeze. My auto had taken a turn for the worse as would be expected from any General Motors product of its age. This poor girl has 150,000 miles on her tired bolts and joints.
Josh Drespling: After first pitch is thrown, it’s a whole different ballgame for men, women
Hidden in the similarities is the vast expanse of differences. Despite the commonality of their emotions, bodies, and habitats, there lies a vast array of infinite deviations in form and function. Such is the relationship between men and women.
Josh Drespling: If it’s your property, is it your cross to bear?
There is a new house being built along one of the roads I travel every day on my way to and from work. It looks like it is going to be a very nice house. It has a beautiful brick exterior, three-car garage, and the back looks like it is open to an expansive wooded area. Prime spot for a nice, big deck, in my opinion.
Josh Drespling: Great ... now I’m the one who’s old, bald and fat
Many, many moons ago when I was but a wee lad, my friends and I made fun of some people. This mostly happened at church, of all places.
Josh Drespling: Daughter’s superhero is man of steal
I've stumbled across yet another conundrum in my life — I am a thief. It's not every day that you can make such a stark discovery about yourself, but when you have the innocence of a 7-year-old child relaying this information to you, you are best advised to take heed.
Josh Drespling: Despite what ‘they’ say, I’ll take my idols any day
“They,” in their infinite wisdom, say to never meet your heroes. “They” say that you will be greatly disappointed with the stark and complete reality of said person.
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