• Life Lessons

    Growing Up Isn’t What It Used To Be

    Growing Up Isn’t What It Used To Be ‘Someone asked the other day, ‘What was your favorite fast food when you were growing up?’ ‘We didn’t have fast food when I was growing up,’ I informed him. ‘All the food was slow.’ ‘C’mon, seriously. Where did you eat?’ ‘It was a place called ‘at home,” I explained. ‘Mom cooked every day and when Dad got home from work, we sat down together at the dining room table, and if I didn’t like what she put on my plate, I was allowed to sit there until I did like it.’ By this time, the kid was laughing so hard I was…

  • Humor,  Life Lessons

    The Land That Made Me, Me

    The Land That Made Me, Me Long ago and far away, in a land that time forgot,Before the days of Dylan , or the dawn of Camelot.There lived a race of innocents, and they were you and me. For Ike was in the White House in that land where we were born, Where navels were for oranges, and Peyton Place was porn. We longed for love and romance, and waited for our Prince, Eddie Fisher married Liz, and no one’s seen him since. We danced to ‘Little Darlin,’ and sang to ‘Stagger Lee’And cried for Buddy Holly in the Land That Made Me, Me. Only girls wore earrings then, and…