Into the Locker: Not so great High School Memories

If I could tell teenagers today one thing it’s this: High School sucks for everyone. Well, everyone except the Mean Girls and the Jocks. But that’s ok: The Law of Sowing and Reaping (sometimes called “Karma”) will get them. Sometimes it takes decades to catch up, but catch up it will. Don’t make it happen; … More Into the Locker: Not so great High School Memories

Where have I been? Where am I going? Another mid-life crisis moment.

Whew! It’s been a rough couple of weeks here. Shifting gears, making decisions, trying to keep what’s left of my sanity. I’ve hidden the bathroom scale, because I’m not quite ready to know what it’s telling me. (I would need rather strong wings….hehehe) Coffee, oh coffee, how I love thee. Today is Mr. Porter‘s first … More Where have I been? Where am I going? Another mid-life crisis moment.

Local house trashed by teens – No Fair!

I live in Upstate New York, not very far from the house that has made international headlines. Former NFLer Brian Holloway’s home was recently trashed by teenagers. A huge party took place in his house: teenage drinking and drug use ensued. It’s estimated over 300 high school and college students were there. There are several … More Local house trashed by teens – No Fair!

Is that somebody that I used to know? Thoughts from my High School Reunion

Who is that guy over there? Was he in our class, or is it somebody’s spouse? He looks vaguely familiar, let me think…. Last Saturday night I attended my 35th High School Reunion. It was my first! I never went to a reunion before. I had moved out of the area, worked, met other people … More Is that somebody that I used to know? Thoughts from my High School Reunion

My brother is stinky

“Rrring!” There goes that stupid doorbell again. I wipe the tears from my eyes and sniffle.  I open the front door to find my friend, Beth, standing there with yet another bowl of potato salad. This one is covered in paprika. I can’t stand the stuff. Her husband Mike is standing beside her, uneasy in … More My brother is stinky