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Wild Things, Playing Spades with Humans and Tying Her Up

Wild Things, Playing Spades with Humans and Tying Her Up

Last night we heard a noise on the back porch indicating that one of the wild things from the wild woods was on the porch eating cat food. Now, I…

Boy Collections, Side-seat Drivers and Big Eyes

Boy Collections, Side-seat Drivers and Big Eyes

My Girl-child just sent me the above picture of my Grand-Brats. Like most grandparents I like to whip out pictures of them to show off. Unfortunately, I don’t have any…

Serving Take-Out, Walking Tall and Test-Driving Kittens

Serving Take-Out, Walking Tall and Test-Driving Kittens

A few weeks ago I signed up Grand-brat #3 for preschool. I cheerfully admit I did this before discussing this with his parents but that is a grandparent’s prerogative. In…

Codgerism, Stinging Things and World Order

Codgerism, Stinging Things and World Order

Now that I am officially an old codger I am required to do old codgerish things. I could sit on a bench in the park and feed the birds and…

Confessions, Brat-i-cide, and Breaking the Ten Commandments

Confessions, Brat-i-cide, and Breaking the Ten Commandments

One of the Grand-brats just achieved a personal record and in fact I believe his achievement has not happened in over 2000 years. You might say he is tied for…

One Just Like Her, Son, Free-Bee and In My Defense, I Was Left Unsupervised

One Just Like Her, Son, Free-Bee and In My Defense, I Was Left Unsupervised

This is terrible. I am upset. Grand-brat #3 AKA Dauntless just arrived wearing a tee-shirt with the statement on it “In my defense, I was left unsupervised.” How could my…

Errors in Judgment, Sequences and Expansions

Errors in Judgment, Sequences and Expansions

There is a possibility that I made a small error in judgment this past week.  My bride Management and I both had the week off and we planned on finishing…

Toes, Colons and G-brats

Toes, Colons and G-brats

Last week we went to the beach with the family and Grand-brats. It wasn’t a good time for us to leave but the house rental was paid last year and…

Moving Woes, Senior Citizenship, and Sailing

Moving Woes, Senior Citizenship, and Sailing

The grandbrats have moved closer to us this summer. We have been delighted to have them close but not too close, and are finding that we are in demand more…

A Rolls Royce, the Baby and Diets

A Rolls Royce, the Baby and Diets

A friend of mine known as the Godfather just bought a car called a Rolls Royce.  I don’t know who Royce is but I have owned several Rolls.  I had…

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