Went to the wake and funeral for an old friend from the neighborhood today. When its said out […]
My parents had a unique sense of justice. Pain, humiliation, defeat, failure – these were all gifts from […]
Since I now have both feet firmly in the second-half of my life, it seems like a good […]
My parents believed that work was the answer no matter what the question. The path to virtue, the […]
My daughter is 11 and 1/2 (the half is important while you are under 18), has started middle […]
A glaring error in Frank Capra’s magnificent “box office flop” is that George Bailey’s crisis of self-doubt happens […]
Found out I am getting another dozen organic, free range, grass-fed brown eggs in my CSA bag this week. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture – I buy a farm share and then get a bag of local produce & veg from May to October. My CSA plan includes cheese, eggs and bread/pasta from local vendors. It quite nice until zucchini fatigue sets in and I have to start giving it away.
Why do people plant so much zucchini?
Yesterday my daughter starts complaining that her stomach aches and she doesn’t feel well. No other symptoms, no […]
As I was making my grocery list, noting which items I had coupons for and which ones needed […]
The Christmas in July sales, attempting to stimulate our lousy economy, have instead stimulated my (usually) once-yearly holiday […]
Today’s Croan is “It still looks good to me – you don’t need a new one.” Went pillow […]
Todays Croan is “You wanna cry? I’ll give you something to cry about.” An old friend from the […]