Posts Categorized: Family

How many times must I Awaken?

Ta da! The Stars Wars weekathon is over, timed perfectly to end on Sunday. Now, with the mythos firmly in mind, I’m now primed to watch “The Force Awakens”. And watch. And watch. And… It’s not as if I haven’t gone to see movies multiple times before, but since I’ve grown up (I hear a… Read more »

Who can I get to kill me

The new year is just around the corner and one of the things I promised myself I would get to is deciding who I would ask to kill me. For many years, I’ve existed without proper protections and safeguards when it comes to the more serious potentialities in life. Part of that is just my… Read more »

You can’t take it with you

But it would be nice to make it there. For some years now, I’ve been troubled by so many people I know refuse to consider how they are going to secure their future. It’s a problem that extends far beyond my own personal circle, of course, and I fret about all of the people in the… Read more »

The yin-yang of Thanksgiving dinner

I’ll be having Thanksgiving dinner with my sister and her friends; it should be terrific. I’ll be having Thanksgiving dinner with my sister and her friends; it should be awful. That’s the thing about family, you can have the most wonderful time or the most trying time. Or both, I suppose. Usually, the holidays are… Read more »

A month of goodbyes

May is always a fun month for me. It’s got Mother’s Day, which is awesome.  Even though I can’t visit Mom anymore, I’m not sad, since she’s always with me (it’s probably time to do another tribute to Mom, for you new readers).  Plus, there are tons of other Moms I know and admire. May… Read more »

Goodbye Mr. Spalding

It’s been asked why I am planning this Great North American Baseball Road Trip and there is an answer.  Take a look at this nugget I dug out of my old MySpace blog from “way” back in 2010:   It’s baseball season again. Hoo hah! As I attended my 8th or 9th consecutive home opener… Read more »