January 31, 2020 - When is a bicycle path not a bicycle path? That is the question that my wife had to decide a number of years ago in Colorado. I had taken a new job in 1974 with an insurance company whose home office was Littleton, Colorado. We moved there in January of that year, native Texans in a foreign country, whom the natives teased about our “accent.” I never felt that we had any detectible accent, but the Colorado citizens felt differently.
January 9, 2020 - All of us who have reared children know that it is difficult for the kids to keep their mouths shut, especially about things that go on inside the home. I was a good example of that when I was around nine years old. I still recall the incident as though it happened only yesterday.
November 21, 2019 - I vividly recall a “ritual” that we kids performed after the Thanksgiving and Christmas meals back in my early years. This activity was passed down to our children but seems to have been lost to the current crop of kids.