Tag Archives: Family

The Family Business

A long time ago, when I still had hope of establishing a career or to at least get a job, I attended what might best be described as a community business exposition. I don’t recall exactly how it was billed … Continue reading

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The Christmas Gift

This morning I told my son I got him a Christmas present but I didn’t want to give it to him because doing so would just spoil the surprise. We argued a bit over this and I continued to adamantly refuse … Continue reading

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The Mouse Family

The Mouse family. That’s how I perceive them. A new couple moved in just recently. They have three little girls. When I sit on the porch not thirty feet away from where the girls are romping I can’t make out … Continue reading

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The Babysitter

  My father worked many years at a factory on the Second Shift. Because of his schedule, when I was awake he was usually asleep. When he was at work or awake and puttering about the house afterwards I was … Continue reading

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Nepotism and The Girl Next Door

Nepotism practiced over time is the next best thing to Hereditary Rule. People have a natural propensity to marry those in close proximity. Opportunity or the lack thereof increases the odds of a young man engaging the proverbial girl next … Continue reading

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Raising the Roof

Follow if you can. I shall make magic in your imagination. I shall magically turn you into a giant. You are now 200 feet tall. We go for a stroll. We come upon an old fashioned one-room schoolhouse. Since you … Continue reading

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