Monthly Archives: October 2012

Halloween in the Park.

Halloween in Hyde Park is Rockwellian. It is one of my favorite events and times in our village. I was enthralled with our very first outing with my oldest daughter. She went as an ear of corn, still in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Reality of Monsters

When I was a kid, I shared a bedroom with my two older brothers. I was, am, several years younger than they are, so I had an earlier bedtime. I guess, like most boys, we weren’t the neatest of kids. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Talking the “Talk”.

On a recent trip home from my daughters’ horseback riding lessons, we got on the subject of puppies, pregnancy, and birth. My daughters were trying to wrap their minds around the size of litters and giving birth to so many … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Geek Genes Are Recessive. Who Knew?

I’m beginning to have an understanding of what my father felt when he came home after working all day, grabbed our baseball mitts, and stepped into my room to ask if I wanted to play catch. He would usually find … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whatever Happened to Good Sportsmanship?

As fall approaches and the playoff race picks up, I’m reminded about playing Little League when I was a kid.  Not because any of our games or playoffs matched the spectacle of the MLB, however exciting they were to me … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment