Happy Father’s Day

Father, These past twenty something years or so, your son and I have lived as your children. There have of course been many ups and downs. We’ve had to endure hours of channel surfing to no avail. Life also isn’t… Read More ›

Whom has Emojions?

Kiddies First, I apologize for the excessive use of “whom’ vs. “who.”  This is obviously a crime against good grammar,  but I whom am I to know better anyway? So I’m still thinking about Bourdain. I’m an old guy and… Read More ›

Be Authentic & Kind

Yesterday I wrote about the loss of Anthony Bourdain and a few days ago I wrote about being kind – now I’m writing about both again. Bourdain He was a well liked celebrity, which is different then a popular celebrity…. Read More ›

This Guy Liked his Sauces

Weird week with two celebrity suicides. People whom were accomplished but sadly depression does not seem to discriminate against rich or poor. I did not know whom Kate Spade was, but I definitely knew of Anthony Bourdain and really enjoyed… Read More ›


Kiddies I’ve always had a soft spot for birds and I think hummingbirds are just the coolest things in the world!  They are of course so tiny and then the way they fly and hover is just incredible. Yesterday I… Read More ›

TV on Demand!

  Dear Kiddos You guys have no idea how convenient TV viewing is for you guys? Actually, just viewing altogether, I know that you youngsters supposedly now watch more entertainment on computers, pads, and phones than on TV. Before all… Read More ›


Dear Kids appreciate airplanes. So this long weekend, mom and dad took one of our two favorite children to the University of Michigan. You kids may recall that we live in California, so we jumped on an airplane to go… Read More ›

The Crew Got Together!

Just wanted to state the obvious, life is pretty great when we get the crew together. It was nice having everyone home, even if it was for a short period. Sure, we get on each other’s nerves and can’t agree… Read More ›

Mother’s Day!

  Dear Kids Life is great and possible because of mothers! You would never be born if it was left to men to give birth to you! So let’s celebrate the day that made your existence possible.  You should apologize… Read More ›

Modern Medicine is Great!

Dear Sister! Your Brother is no stranger to the doctor and strange medical conditions! But this is actually an opportunity for us to realize why life is great. For the first 1 million years of human history, if you had… Read More ›