Size Matters

So some people say.  Others say different.  It would be fairly easy to fill up a page discussing the relative merits of big vs. small and short vs. tall.  But that’s too easy, although I must admit almost irresistible.  After all, my 5 ‘2” wife has a t-shirt that says...

DON’T DO THAT!

Only a fool would intentionally smear HazMat on their skin, right?  Only someone with serious emotional issues would, on purpose, squirt HazMat on her/his body, right?  Um, no.  Not right. To reduce the risk of spreading or getting infections, many people smear their...

I’ve got some chemistry

It only took me about 19 years to finish college.  Surprisingly, I did take some courses in most of those years.  I’d enroll, go awhile, and then take some time off.  I’d finish a class or two, drop a class or two, or even just not finish without dropping out.  That...

My children have this look

My children have this look.  It involves cocking the head just a bit to the side, squinting the eyes slightly, and seemingly saying to themselves “he has spent most of his life in the past century”.  I can earn this look by coming out with some old saying they’ve...

Molly’s dog is a Chihuaha…

It had started innocently enough.  At summer camp in Florida, a couple other counselors and I took some of the younger campers for an evening canoe ride along the shores and passageways of the lake.  While paddling single file through a narrow passageway, one the...

Oh gross, don’t drink that!

I look sideways at my daughter and say “Two questions:  What do you think is wrong with this milk, and if it’s bad, why didn’t you throw it away?”.  Of course, I know better than to do this.  Never ask a child two questions at once and expect two answers.  Confirming...