Well Now, That’s As Clear As Mud

No one can talk clearly about the future When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve political bonds which have connect them to another… What? In case you don’t study American history, this is a part of the first line of the American Declaration of Independence. A great …

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Wear Your Life But Don’t Let Anybody See It

Everything starts with a question I have a problem. Well, it’s not so much a problem as a question. But it’s not so much one question as a lot of questions about the same subject. What would you call that? I guess depending in the severity of the questions, that could be a problem. Then …

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Here It Comes! Be Prepared To Cry!!

It always starts with an accomplishment... Well, it’s May. A month for rain, flowers, marriages, graduations, and of course tears. This year my second son, leaves high school for the lofty heights of college. My wife sits around looking through the old albums, with a tear in her eye, whilst I cry much louder for …

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Ohh! The Horror… Movies

Childhood Beasties Pediatric Psychologists agree, “Monsters under the bed can be a horrible reality for young children.” Toddlers beside the bed are an even worse one for sleeping fathers. My son was especially susceptible to night creatures and kept me awake many a night with his night frights. As the excellent dad Mr. Ohh! is, …

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I Am Egg-spressing Egg-zactly How Egg-zasperating This Is

Everything starts with a problem Ladies and gentlemen, there is a flaw in the system, a bump in the road, a fly in the ointment, a wrench in the machine, a big clod mucking up the butter churn, a rock in the garden, and I don’t mean one of those pretty ornamental rocks. Lots of …

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Alas, Poor Yorick… ICH!!! I’m Holding A Dead Guy’s Skull!

Misunderstanding Shakespeare “Thou mad mustachio purple-hued maltworms!” Huh?? What the heck is that supposed to mean? This line is a direct quote from William Shakespeare, Henry IV: Part 1, and like so much of old Willy I don’t understand a word of it. I got out my handy-dandy dictionary and I looked up the words. First …

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