Science, math — ok — thinking isn’t my strength

Science, math — ok — thinking isn’t my strength

I never gave much thought to the scientific study of how particular qualities or traits are transmitted from parents to offspring. Deep contemplation on this subject, like most in my realm of existence, doesn’t happen often. It’s okay. I know myself. I just kinda roll with the punches and see where I land. Since I […]

Remember: you’re an embarassment to your kids

Remember: you’re an embarassment to your kids

Being a parent, specifically “Father,” is a great gig. Mom’s do all the heavy lifting, and you end up the hero. I don’t know how it is, but I love the way it works. Well, maybe I do know how it works. In four words, “Everybody loves the fool.” And, gentlemen in fatherhood, lend me […]

And then the voices above me said . . .

And then the voices above me said . . .

At the dawn of yet another year, the leaders of the universe that is Sherman Publications sat atop their ivory towers and looked down at me. From far above I heard their voices bellowing like rolling thunder. In unison, three voices spoke as one . . . “Donald,” they summoned, I looked up and a […]

Says me, ‘In 2017, don’t be stupid (be nice).’

Says me, ‘In 2017, don’t be stupid (be nice).’

Yep, it’s official we’ve watched another ball drop, and I am not talking about the disappointing receiving efforts of your Detroit football Lions. I’m talking about that symbolic gizmo that mechanically, ever-so-slowly moves its way down a pole in New York every Dec. 31. Why folks say that “ball drops” is beyond me. It ain’t […]

Looking for a miracle this Christmas?

Looking for a miracle this Christmas?

Across these great, fruited plains of America (including the frozen tundra of our Mitten State) folks are thinking about miracles — it is that time of year. Folks either believe in one miraculous birth or they don’t; they either believe in miracles or are hoping for one to intervene in their lives. What is a […]

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