Category Archives: Children

Helping a young man escape a dastardly trap

As I was getting ready for bed last night, my phone rang. It was my son. He had called earlier in the evening to express his frustrations that the car we had loaned him was costing too much money. I … Continue reading

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I write the songs…

It’s only a matter of time now… Fame and fortune have to be just around the corner! My fledgling career as a songwriter officially began yesterday morning when my youngest daughter, Cakes, made her “unofficial” singing debut! If you are new … Continue reading

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I can’t really say that I am surprised

If yesterday’s news regarding the house wasn’t challenging enough, my son called me from Philadelphia. He talked with the wrestling coach… It doesn’t look like  he is going to be awarded a wrestling scholarship! That might be a problem…Drexel is a very … Continue reading

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You got written up for what?

This may come as a shock to some of you, but I have been having a long distance relationship for more than two years. Actually, I am in several simultaneously. It so much more difficult to communicate. I tell you … Continue reading

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What else am I going to do?

This stage of being a parent is…how shall I put this…challenging. When my children were younger, they had to listen to me…or else! Now that they are launching out on their own, I have to watch them make mistakes. Let … Continue reading

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Bean takes me to the woodshed

I realize that I haven’t written in a few days… It’s my oldest daughter’s fault! She started a blog! And it’s good. Great picture (of course she has much better material to work with than I do!)…contemporary look…creative, fun writing…(I … Continue reading

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She didn’t get it from a bottle

My oldest daughter drove up from Dallas to visit us for thanksgiving last night. Even though I talk with her on the phone fairly often, I had forgotten one of her most endearing traits… She is a blonde! In the … Continue reading

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No shave November

My youngest daughter came home from school and provided me with some pop culture enlightenment “Did you know that it is “No Shave November?” “No, I didn’t. What does that mean.” “All of the guys at school don’t shave during … Continue reading

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A difference of opinion

I got home from work late today. I had just emptied all of the lunch dishes out of my lunch bag into the kitchen sink when my youngest daughter, Cakes, came out of her bedroom all dressed in black. She … Continue reading

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A tornado’s view of Nashville

I planned to get into Nashville at midnight… But we left NJ an hour late… and I didn’t expect the hours worth of stop and go traffic when we left D.C. … So, we got into Nashville at 2:30 A.M.! This … Continue reading

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