“Think Your Parents Were Tough?”

“Memories of a Milltown Girl”  “Think Your Parents Were Tough?”               Think again… The lives of kids of a town principal and the town’s ministers are equally challenging. Since the parents are expected to set a high standard for the community, their kids are expected to be the embodiment of that standard. Water balloons out the […]

MRE’s—We Had Them      

 MRE’s—We Had Them        We’re all reading about the Meals-Ready-to-Eat that have been found in abandoned tanks and vehicles of the great column of war machines that some Russian soldiers have left in the wake of their escape, along Ukraine’s highways. Many had the expiration date of 2002. It speaks to a poorly-prepared and outfitted […]

When Parents “Fib”

When Parents Fib… He was tall….but not really. In other words, he was “tall” in the way someone appears tall because of his presence. How do I know he wasn’t really “big”? He always told me he was 6’ tall but when I, his daughter, got to be 5’9” and eclipsed his height, I knew. […]