Marc Connolly

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If you were to consider all the surface clutter in my life, you might find it strange to know, deep down inside, I like things simple. I mean really simple, because I'm not very bright and have trouble with basic concepts, like getting out of bed and getting the car pointed in the right direction on Monday mornings. I'm also cheap. Folks who know me will tell you they've seen me pick up pennies from the street, but this is simply untrue. I stoop for nickels and dimes when people are nearby. Pennies I always walk past and fetch afterwards when no one is looking. By the way, this is a secret I'd like kept between you and me, okay? There's something else. The past 10 years of travel have left me feeling a bit like a journeyman craftsman, not too unlike a coppersmith of old who traveled from town to town plying his trade and wares. Given this trait, I tend to gravitat... (more)