Posted in December 2011

A More Serious Issue?

A More Serious Issue?

Now that some people are reading my blog they’ve asked whether or not I’m going to touch on what they termed “more serious issues.”  I consider things like my family and my life and my search for a job plenty serious but I think what they mean by serious is, dare I say it, p … Continue reading

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My Inheritance Lost

My Inheritance Lost

I have seen the film The Family Stone a number of times despite it really being a mediocre, at best, film.  First of all, it was one of those films wherein the trailer essentially lied about its plot.  To watch it, you would think it was a slapstick comedy of hijinks and tomfoolery surrounding a … Continue reading

Disney On Nice

Disney On Nice

When I was a kid we, as a family, didn’t really get out all that often.  I remember going to two movies (Star Wars in 1977 and Moonraker two years later) and occasionally making it to a restaurant.  Our family vacations were always to the houses of aunts, uncles, or grandparents.  All in all, we … Continue reading

My Father, Myself

My Father, Myself

Since most of you reading me at present are also my friends on Facebook or, you know, my actual family, then you’re already aware that I celebrated a birthday on Tuesday.  Of course, by “celebrated”, I mean I sat in my living room for many hours preparing for an over-the-phone job interview that lasted about … Continue reading

My Award-Winning Blog

My Award-Winning Blog

Can one blog about blogging or is that too meta?  Of course, I already did once, but that was my first time and I was trying to be all introductory and everything.  But since then (and it has been sooooo long, after all) I’ve avoided the self-referential look back.  Actually, that’s not true at all … Continue reading

AirTran?  AirCan’t.

AirTran? AirCan’t.

There are any number of things that we do that people find crazy.  Let me list a few for you now: Have four kids Travel on Thanksgiving Day Fly AirTran Fly AirTran on Thanksgiving Day with four kids. So, yeah, that happened.  After these many years of our Turkey Day travel consisting of an early … Continue reading

I Am Cousin Dale!

I Am Cousin Dale!

There are those few moments in life that we are designed to remember forever.  These are the sort of moments that are often recreated by Hollywood films, accompanied by soaring music, slow dissolves, and artful, sometimes suggestive composition. Think things like your wedding, the birth of your first child, or losing your virginity (hopefully not … Continue reading