Category Archives: Family

Uncle Louie Adapts to America

…but because of his nature (perhaps in addition to being independent he was loud, brash, and disobedient) his leaders didn’t much care for him. In fact, he found himself regularly being sent to the worst areas, meaning where the worst fighting was going on. Continue reading

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Lobotomy Joe Almost Gets a Ticket

Is there some “magic word” that will have the cop saying, “Oh, right you are. Carry on, but be sure to slow down to a 120 at that curve up ahead. Have a good day.” Continue reading

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Writing, Stealing, and Striking Out

I struck out on three pitches when I was eight years old, and it has left a lasting impression on me. Continue reading

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Power Point

There’s hardly anything we do that either isn’t controlling or being controlled. It’s been that way since we were kids playing dolls, and before that since we lived in caves. Continue reading

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