Mustache Mischief

For whatever reason I decided one day, after 40 years of being clean shaven, to grow a mustache. My wife was less than pleased. But when the time came to shave it off, I decided to have a little fun… [ Read More ]

First Day of School

Back in the early ’90’s we were a young family of five. Our three children were raised on Sesame Street and Disney VHS tapes. As time passed our oldest child, Zachary, finally was ready to go to kindergarten. [ Read More ]

Gourmet Medicine

restaurant

When I was a teen, I bussed tables at Shores Orchard Downs. Shores was a a very highly touted gourmet restaurant at the time.  I was bussing a table of 4 or 5 couples when one of the gentlemen at the table called me over.  He whispered a request for some Anacin to me. [ Read More ]

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation-Popcorn, Kool Aid, and Peanut Butter

My parents are 100% Polish and had a lot of family in Poland.  In the 1970s, my dad was in close correspondence with them via letter. At that time, Poland was under communist rule, so my dad’s family did not have much. My dad wanted to send them a package that was small and compact, … [ Read More ]

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