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Bright Light!  Bright Light!

Bright Light! Bright Light!

“Jesus Christ, I just changed that bulb three weeks ago!” was my father’s reaction to the loud *POP* that greeted him when he flipped on the kitchen light switch. I was quickly dispatched to the basement to find a replacement. My selection was really quite simple considering there were nothing but 100 watt bulbs in [...]

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Footsteps With My Father

Footsteps With My Father

ME: I want to be a teacher when I get older. MY DAD: Sounds great, if you want to sell shoes in the mall during the summer?  ME: I believe I was 10 or 11 when my father dropped that one on me. Much to his dismay I was unfazed by it; at my age [...]

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The Benefit Of The Doubt

 –I was walking into a supermarket with my wife a few years back.  A car zipped in front of us and pulled into a first space — a “one-sy” — a handicap spot, hung his placard on the rearview, and walked ahead of us into the store.  No limp.  No nothin’. ME:  Man that pisses [...]

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