Category Archives: Family

Suicide is NOT painless

Back in the ‘70’s the TV show M*A*S*H was hugely popular. Who could resist the mad capped adventures of a group of American Army surgeons fighting death, deprivation, depravity, and alcoholism in the frozen depths of the Korean War? The … Continue reading

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On “Grandmas” “Grandpas” and cheesecake

Today is one of those days that it is in my and the community’s best interest to stay home.  I am having a massive misfiring of nerves, and can’t even walk across a room without bouncing off something, or falling … Continue reading

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Toilets and women

When I was a child, my parents divorced when I about 18-24 months old and my father died shortly there after.  We were living in Los Angeles at the time, and mom decided, after the divorce, to return to her … Continue reading

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For my son on his birthday

Twenty-four years ago today my son was born.  He is the second and youngest, with his sister being three years his senior.  When he was born, I had three years of experience being a father, and didn’t make as many … Continue reading

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To an uncle and a special woman – THANK YOU!

I have lived in my humble little house for over fifteen years now, and only once have I had to call a contractor to do any work.  I was replacing the circuit breaker box, upgrading it from a 60 to … Continue reading

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To my daughter, Happy Birthday!

Today is my daughter’s birthday.  It seems like it was just a few years ago her mom and I brought her home from the hospital, and yet it has been twenty-seven years.  It is amazing how quickly they grow up … Continue reading

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