Monthly Archives: February 2011

Lego man

He dumped Lego Blocks all over the dining room table. Picking up the red, white or blue blocks one at a time, he gave each of us the same number of each size of the interlocking building blocks. We each … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Lego man

Entering the age of electronics

Bit by bit the electronic age sidled up alongside me, promised great and wonderful things if I would just make one little exception to my life-long refusal to allow it to dominate my home. My first 35 years, while everyone … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Entering the age of electronics

Snow day, blizzard of 1978

Snow, snow, snow. Surely this year will set some kind of record as the year of the weekly snow closing schools, emptying bread shelves and producing smiling snowmen perched on posts. Reminds me of the Blizzard of 1978 that hit … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Snow day, blizzard of 1978

Assembly line job

Nothing like spending eight years in college and post-graduate studies to qualify to work on an assembly line. The irony is rich. At 20, my youngest son took a temporary job working on the production line at the chicken processing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Assembly line job

Economic child abuse

Child abuse comes in many forms: Physical, emotional, verbal and sexual, but few talk about economic abuse. Economic abuse can be defined as ruining the victim’s credit rating or future ability to obtain credit and financial independence. One way it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment