The Rise and Fall of Me – ch. 11/20

I’ve been told that I’m good at leaving “cliffhangers.”  I agree. ____________________________________ Sneaky Bastards Are Everywhere When we left Part 10, I had again been fired for something unfair, in my opinion.  Yes, I was in a strip bar, not a crime, but teachers are treated differently than other people I guess.  Yes, I was in…

Snow

At about 7 this morning I was outside shoveling roughly 5 inches of snow.  This was probably the seventh time this winter that significant snowfall called me out, interrupting coffee or wine or whatever I could have been drinking while watching another movie.  As neighbors and friends were bitching and moaning about more of the…

The Great Movie Post (5/6) For the Family

Time for the family unit to sit and watch things together.  C’mon, you can do it.  Just post a Facebook update that says “BRB” and put down the cell phone for about an hour and a half. BTW – sorry about the absence.  ran away to Mexico for about a week. Animation cartoons, stop motion,…

– role models

I’m almost 50, and it wasn’t until about a year ago that I realized something very important:  I have a role model.  I have someone I’ve been emulating for, I don’t know, maybe about 35 years.  As I look back on most of my 49+ years, it should have been obvious all along.  And I…