dressed down….

At twenty-two or so, I was running the operations staff of eight people. They were all older than I was and I certainly made every mistake possible trying to manage that grumpy unhappy lot. Read the rest of this entry »


grape kool-aid

This was the first year of tackle football. It was summer of going into eighth grade, probably 1969 or so. Read the rest of this entry »


apex

My youngest, then a lovely eighteen years old says “Let’s play Scrabble”. Read the rest of this entry »


shattered crystal

At about fifteen each of us heard, “At eighteen you are out of the house”. It wasn’t cruel, it was just the way it was and at eighteen I was off. I never went to college, instead I borrowed $1,500 dollars for a year of computer school and went to the city. Read the rest of this entry »


debt free – yars

Flowing red locks, a huge full red beard with intent blue eyes, Burke drank hard. Read the rest of this entry »