Category Archives: Parenting

Last Month Of The Year

Joey has a Christmas concert tonight.  He plays the trumpet.  His band teacher thinks he has a gift. So do I but I’m biased and claim credit for his interest coz, when he was a baby riding back seat driver … Continue reading

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“HE’S TOO YOUNG TO KNOW YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE”

“HE’S TOO YOUNG TO KNOW YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE” @JosephJohnFull4 https://medium.com/@joefingas/hes-too-young-to-know-you-can-t-hurry-love-86f4e63ebffc

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A New Trick For This Old Dog

This morning was the worst. I was tired. My knees ached and my feet were still sore from being squeezed into my cheap ass dress shoes all day yesterday. I was beat and I didn’t want to get up. But … Continue reading

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Not Yet

Sometimes I forget I’m a lucky man. Forty  Years ago, I was closing in on The last days of my life. I can’t say I Prayed for death coz I had long since  Stopped all form of prayer but, I … Continue reading

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Mi Nombre Es..

Joey’s 13 and it takes him a while to wake up in the morning. He doesn’t want to talk when he climbs into the back seat of my car.  Well, it’s really my brother’s car. It’s black 2006 Mercury SUV. … Continue reading

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How Could I Forget

In another life it was a massage table. It was over seven feet long, made to fold in half so it could fit into a cloth case and be carried by the suitcase handle attached to one end of the … Continue reading

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Building Character

Joey has been playing for a traveling basketball team all summer. He’s been making progress. Coach has been farming him out to “nationally ranked teams” and, once, he brought back a trophy that came up to his chin. Joey is … Continue reading

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