Tag Archives: Courtship

The Anvil

Some time in the late ’50’s or early ’60’s a local blacksmith closed shop and retired. My father bought up his forge and anvil along with a few rough-and-ready tools – hammers and tongs, chisels and even some horseshoes as … Continue reading

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Courtship In The Modern Era

There have been many times I’ve regretted not saving stories I’ve read or heard. This from a police blotter, a Police Report published long ago in a local advertiser: It seems a co-ed at a local college charged a male … Continue reading

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BAMBI An Age Appropriate Sex Education Film

Although rarely used, “twitterpated” is one of my favorite words. It is evocative of the commonly recognized cartoonish image of a concussed individual with his head being circled by twittering birds. Pate refers to the head while twitter refers to … Continue reading

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Sadie Hawkins’ Day

Some historically important questions have no absolute answers and never will; and so it is with Sadie Hawkins’ Day.  When is Sadie Hawkins’ Day? It wasn’t just idle curiosity that drove me to do some research on this seemingly silly … Continue reading

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They must be Deaf: Not so much as The Courtesy of a Reply

The Following is a copy of an earnest email message I sent to the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee last year. In return I did not receive a response from any of them and not even … Continue reading

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When Youth Walks with Beauty….

When Youth walks with Beauty…. Ignorance always tags along and ruins just everything!

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Japanese Culture

We were watching an old movie. The story of which takes place in Japan. Ron sez: “Everybody knows everything in Tokyo – the walls are paper-thin.” Bar rhum puhm, tish. He’s got a million of ’em. Anyway, following in this … Continue reading

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