Category: Parental Moments

When Dumb Becomes Useful

There is a longstanding phrase that sums up the  impulsivity of youth: Young and stupid….

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Bombs Bursting In Air

The noise and clouds of rising smoke have left this year’s 4th of July celebration…

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Bound for Glory…Almost

I routinely pump my mother for stories of my biological father (#1) because I never…

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A Tale of Two Mother’s Day Breakfasts

As anyone who knows me knows (is it you, dear reader?) I am nothing if…

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10 More Musical Bookmarks

It was so much fun the first time that I’ve unleashed 10 more of my…

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The ‘Toby’ Home Defense Kit

When I was 8 years old, an elderly friend of my mother’s, Mrs. Smith, passed…

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10 Musical Bookmarks

Music denotes points of interest along the road of life, bookmarks if you will. We’ve…

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Alone Again, Naturally?

Because there was no father on hand and because my mother tried to have a…

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Object of His Affection

I never quite detected any real affection from my dad (father #2) when I was…

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Simple Gifts

When I sat and thought it through there were very few cherished moments with my…

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