Beyond the Shirt and Tie

March 11, 2013
Beyond the Shirt and Tie

The starched collar left no question that this was a serious matter. Job interviews always are. As he stepped into …Read the Rest

Eight Legs Too Many

March 4, 2013
Eight Legs Too Many

For such a small creature (most of the time) they sure do strike a chord of fear in our hearts. …Read the Rest

Keys to Freedom

February 25, 2013
Keys to Freedom

She knew better, but she did it anyway. Again. **Ring** “Hello. How much do you charge to change the ignition …Read the Rest

Follow the Leader

February 18, 2013
Follow the Leader

“Go .3 miles and turn right.” “Go .7 miles and turn left.” *** Taking my grandson to his Cub Scout …Read the Rest

Grandpa Sayings – Worth Repeating

Grandpa Sayings – worth repeating I am a grandpa. I don’t use many “grandpa sayings.” I have lots to say. …Read the Rest

Grandpa’s Here!

February 11, 2013
Grandpa’s Here!

I knocked on the door. I was not feeling particularly bright today. I didn’t sleep well and would have preferred …Read the Rest

Blended Family Quotes – They’re not all the nice ones…

Blended family quotes: “You’re not my real dad.” When building a blended family, there are many challenges. The one that …Read the Rest

It’s Gonna Be a Blowout

February 4, 2013
It’s Gonna Be a Blowout

From door to door, all the way down the dormitory hallway, the words were whispered. “It’s gonna be a blowout!” …Read the Rest

Fold or Raise

January 30, 2013
Fold or Raise

The silence was broken by the sound of ice rattling in Jim’s rocks glass of bourbon. He swished the drink …Read the Rest

Dandelions

January 28, 2013
Dandelions

It surprised me to see him standing there in the middle of my backyard. But, there he was, looking at …Read the Rest