Tag Archives: Family

Tupperware, The Last Word

I haven’t actually attended a Tupperware Party since childhood but I learn by observing. While it’s nice to share cookies and soups and leftovers and such with all your friends, neighbors, relatives and co-workers there is a dark side to … Continue reading

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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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