Chuck Sigars has been writing his weekly newspaper column, “Chuck’s World,” in western Washington State since 2001, along with three books (another to come in 2013), various other writing projects and a blog, “The World According to Chuck,” since 2003, now boasting a readership in excess of 23 distinct visitors each and every day.
Books by Chuck Sigars
50 is the New Nothing — Starting Over in the Middle. Click on the cover for more info.
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55 And Up
Blogging the last part.Movement is always on my mind, and has been for a while now. Pretty much any way you want to use the word, too; I’ve thought about it, more than a little. Stasis is part of my story, and a major part of my nightmares. Standing still, not going where I was supposed to go, [...]Author: ChuckPosted: March 11, 2014I’ve spent a large part of my adult life interacting with physicians, but on a professional basis, not sitting in a gown on the side of a table, eyeing the box of plastic gloves over there on the counter. I’ve worked with then, negotiated with them, and listened to them endlessly, and osmosis being what [...]Author: ChuckPosted: March 10, 2014I don’t want to cry in my coffee here, but I’m pretty much a failure. It’s really OK. You’re probably pretty much a failure, too. There have been times when I’ve really felt like a failure. Of course. But you get it. There are levels of excellence and markers of achievement and winners and losers, [...]Author: ChuckPosted: March 9, 2014There are dozens of clichés that I can squeeze into the sentence, right here, on this subject, from peeling fruit to primal therapy, but here’s the gist: If it doesn’t work and you don’t use it, then you don’t need it, and more importantly it’s probably getting in the way of something else. Or, borrowing [...]Author: ChuckPosted: March 8, 2014Well, I’ve decided on a theme for Lent, you’ll be happy to hear. The suspense has probably been awful. It’s an old one, cropping up from time to time, and nothing unique or in any way special. It is, in fact, kind of pertinent to the world we live in, but I’m taking it personally. [...]Author: ChuckPosted: March 7, 2014