by Richard Forty years of multiple sclerosis. A bout with breast cancer a decade ago. Osteoporosis. Osteoarthritis. Through it all, Mom managed to stand stronger than any disease. She took whatever life threw at her, spit in life’s eye and dared it to do more. It took meningitis to lay her out flat on her [...]Share on Facebook
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by Richard The past is making a comeback in the Jones household. Despite the fact that we have (in the opinion of the parents) far too many electronic games, game systems and other assorted pixelated attention grabbers in the house (and reading that feels like the 21st-century equivalent of yelling “You kids get off my [...]Share on Facebook
by Richard Maybe it’s just the crushing inevitability of hearing that horrible, soul-sucking sound every weekday morning at 6 am, but I find I’m growing to like the idea of starting high schools later than they do now. The oldest of the young dudes, Sarcasmo, goes to a public high school with a start time [...]Share on Facebook