Monthly Archives: December 2013

Hooked on His Latest Addiction

When it comes to addictive and obsessive-compulsive behaviors, I’ve had way more than a one-night stand, a passionate fling or even a lengthy affair. I came out of the womb with a predilection for getting hooked on whatever substance or … Continue reading

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Present Is Wrapped Up in Past

I work very hard at staying in the present, keeping my head where my feet are planted. Yet I clearly am not in charge of those ever-increasing evocative moments –sudden mental snapshots of events gone by. I choose to believe … Continue reading

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Debunking Our Alien Aliases

Disclaimer: What you are about to read is my personal understanding – my take – on the following topic and is not to be confused with scientific fact; let’s call it the Gilipedia version of the truth, (Ain’t blogs great? … Continue reading

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Disdain for Name till, finally, No Shame

Always hated my name. Not “Gil” Peters. That sounds to me like a pretty snappy handle for a sports writer, which is what I was in my first incarnation. No, it’s the “Gilbert” (accent on the “–bert”) that I abhorred. … Continue reading

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Showing Up Naked to the Party

Sorry to break it to you this way but… In this age of instant access and runaway (dis)information, each of us has walked into this party in our full Montys, naked for all to see. Secrets? Hah! Anything known about … Continue reading

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The More Things Change, the ‘Samer’ I Stay

More than 40 years ago I read a book called “Future Shock”, or at least enough of it to feel freaked out by its theme. The premise, as author Alvin Toffler explained it, was that people living in the late … Continue reading

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What I Am, NOT What I Asked for

Originally posted on Above the Roar:
I’m a writer. I didn’t choose to be one; it’s just the ladle that came out of the gene pool which happened to call itself Gil Peters. Had I my druthers, I would have…

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