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Parenting - Winning The War Or At Least Losing Gracefully

A parenting lesson, which a conversation today brought back to me and which I thought I’d share.

Back in 1998 when we visited friends in Bahrain, the Lawyer, aged 8, was heavily into Pokémon – the soft toys, the cards and the Game Boy games (blue and red, if you recall). 1,675 more words


Bill the duck's penultimate act

**A warning. An Animal is hurt in this haiku. Beware!**

Used to his own way,
Bill went into the whirlpool.
Spewed by the fountain.


life: stepping back

I have not been kind to myself this week. I’ve been sick. I’ve been sick for a long time, but in the last week, I’ve been really sick. 99 more words


A Review of Sugarpova

As a blog writer, I enjoy incredible perks. A platform for writing whatever I want. An excuse to watch even more tennis than I otherwise would. 639 more words

The Pros

Mystery Miscellany

About seven years ago, I wrote and published a book called “Beelzebub’s Bargain.”  It was a dual novelette about the dystopian world of protagonists Barry and Cindi.  132 more words

Beelzebub's Bargain

VIDEO: Ryan Hollins References Photoshopped Josh Hader Trayvon Martin Tweet, Will Cain Clarifies

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Today on First Take, Josh Hader’s racist and homophobic tweets from 2011 and 2012 were a topic of discussion. Ryan Hollins addressed the subject poignantly, but erred in identifying a tweet that’s been making the rounds in which Hader had allegedly written, “Hey #Trayvon peeps, rally all you want, he ain’t comin’ back. 115 more words