Category Archives: parenting
First Creepy Communion Mass with Running Water

From MY OWN Personal vault of strangeness today.. While my family and I were guests of another whose son was…

School days of August

​I had a bit of an emotional morning the other day .. at a strange place no less: A gas…

Things that really scare parents.. not movies.. not monsters.. but fevers. And this week we had our share

MY NIGHTMARE.  It began a week ago. I got sick—selfishness took over and I requested leave time from my fatherly…

My son asked me abut horror movies and I didn’t know what to say

Ever since childhood, I recall having horror movies somehow in my life. Pop cultural icons of the 1980s included HE-MAN…

I hate fish tanks, except this one

I dislike the work and hardships that come with fish tanks. Not only the dead fish who wash up to…

A memory at the beach 

The summer is waning. The final days are quickly approaching. .This past weekend, in a last impromptu decision, my wife…

JUST ANOTHER MANIC MUTLEY

We had our family dog, Mutley, for less than a year, but we have gotten to know him.. He is…

Case of the Mondays: News from coast to coast and beyond

More things are being ‘spotted’ in the Indian Ocean and near Australia.. It could be Malaysian Flight 370. Or it…

A night time surprise attack..

Allow me to tell a bit of a personal tale from last night.. When you know your child is sick,…

Maybe we’ve been here before.. A strange moment in parenting

I have a giant electric mural of New York City. I purchased it in 2001 from Spencer Gifts, prior to…

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