Mom Knows Best

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This was inside my daughter’s jacket. Don’t mind it, mom already knew what to do. [ Read More ]

Star Wars Chess

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My oldest daughter is quite a fan of the Star Wars fan base. She even made this chess set out of it. [ Read More ]

The Scarf

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A family Christmas gathering is fertile ground for humorous stories…especially when a “white elephant” gift exchange is involved. [ Read More ]

You or Your Needle!

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I dread cold and flu season. It is not because I fear getting sick, but because there always seems to be someone who is trying to come at you with a needle. [ Read More ]

My Cousin’s Cat

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One day I visited my little cousin’s home. He had a cat. In the afternoon, I noticed my cousin gave the cat a fried fish. I asked him why and he just answered, “My cat is not a Japanese. She doesn’t eat raw fish.” [ Read More ]

Command Performance

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After my double fainting spell surrounding our first home birth, you’d think my wife Dolly and I would find the hospital a far more attractive option the second time. Somehow, though, it never even came up for discussion. [ Read More ]

How To Be A Fantastic Uncle…Or Not?

When I was 19 years old, my big brother and his wife wanted go furniture shopping, but they were hesitant since it would require taking their 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son in tow.  It was a hot summer day, so I volunteered to be a good uncle and take the kids to play miniature golf … [ Read More ]

Overtime Grandpa

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My family, who are all big-time sports fans, was watching the NBA finals with our grandchildren. I had just turned 55 and was feeling a little wistful. [ Read More ]

Chance Encounters, City Living

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Katie struggles to find a cab in New York City. Once she finds one, her talk with the driver opens up her perspective to life in the city. [ Read More ]

The Baseball Cards [VIDEO]

The Big Milkshake had a habit of getting into trouble as a boy and having his baseball cards taken away. What are the ways for him to get those cards back? Behaving certainly isn’t an option! [ Read More ]