BBQ Season

It is summer time and the BBQ season is in full swing. Here are some basic rules to live by when enjoying these outdoor events.[The following assumes all safe Covid measures and adherence to government mandates pertaining to the pandemic, are taken.] BBQ Rule #1 – “What can I bring?” – These four simple words…

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Coworkers

I find it very strange we can spend 40 hours a week with people, for years, but never allow them further than the parking lot, into our lives. This is normal for American life, 5 days out of the week. Of course there are a small few who get invited to happy hours and lunches…

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School is over

Another school year is in the books and this one has been a tumultuous one. Here is what we have learned: High School: This was a year of trust and letting go. It was another lesson that parenting is not painted with a broad stroke but with fine lines on individual canvases. “All good things…

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My perfect day

I remember as if it were yesterday. I woke up at 6:00 AM to the phone ringing. It was her. It was not like I needed to be awakened, I hardly slept the night before. I wasn’t allowed to see her but no one said I couldn’t talk to her. We were like children on…

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Trains

I was talking to a friend of mine the other night about motorcycles and it triggered a memory I had about my oldest son and trains. Yeah that is how my brain works, I talk about motorcycles with my friends and I remember trains, go figure. My son, who is now 19, had a love…

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The Addict

If you search the Internet, you will see a plethora of articles and posts on the common designation of parents when it comes to sports. I will rattle off a few but they are not the focus of this post: The Investor – “My child is going to play college ball and someday make the…

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