Quick, Lock the Door

Sometimes you just can’t understand why people do the things they do, no matter how hard you try. I blogged about David’s niece, Missy, once before, but this week she has done something unconscionable, and for the record, criminal. A little background…Missy is 24, has lived with her boyfriend for probably 7 years, and they […]

Cherish Is the Word

When Andy was seventeen, he announced that he had decided to join the Marine Corps. I cried for three days. I pictured him just as he pictured himself in the video games he played, jumping across rooftops and through abandoned buildings, shooting anything that moved. “College, sweetheart?” I asked in vain. I know, though, he […]

Think Positive

Tonight I went to a concert! The first one in ages, and high school band concerts do not count, even though they are wonderful. This one was very good, too, and I had a great time. The concert was a fund-raiser for the hospital, sponsored by the Rotary Club. It was David’s idea to get […]

Unique Is Good

Sitting here watching old reruns of The Newhart Show. I do remember this show from prime time, and it was a hoot. It still is. It looks so much like real life, but it’s exaggerated and condensed to keep you laughing. If people really behaved this way in real life, it would be enough to […]