Tag Archives: Parenting

Immigration

“Ridiculous” is an excellent way to describe the media’s spinning and downplaying of the illegal nature of what’s going on here.  Continue reading

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Hallowed Mischief

Every year, as Halloween approaches, I recall one act of mischievous brilliance which was renowned for its spectacular high visibility. Continue reading

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Digging for the Pony

She decided the only way to restore some sanity to her home was to seek professional counseling. Continue reading

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One Gallon of Water

As we waited in line to merge onto the highway, we saw a man standing at the top of the on-ramp going from car to car asking for something. We didn’t even have any change in the ashtray. I prepared to just politely dismiss his request and drive on. Continue reading

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The Ice Man

I lay on the floor in the closet with my would-be assailants on my chest. Judging by the archaic appearance of the attackers, it was obvious they hadn’t seen action in a while. I clambered around trying to get to my feet as the black clad figures fell to the floor, choking on their own dust. They kept their grip around my ankles as I extricated myself from the den of doom. I dragged those culprits with me into the sunlight streaming through the torn window shades. Continue reading

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The Harvest

A young Amish man struck up a conversation with me many years ago while we were both shopping in a local harness shop. He told me my sons were about the same age as his daughter who was at home and very sick. Continue reading

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Autumn’s a Hoot!

As I peered into the dark woods, suddenly, silently, a huge Great Horned Owl appeared out of that darkness, flew directly at me, glided a few feet over my head and disappeared back into the cover of night – all before I could catch my breath. When they come close enough to hear the air moving over their wings, but you can’t see them, it’s amazing and terrifying at the same time! Continue reading

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