On this very day, 23 ago, I was 39 years old. It’s not my birthday or anything at all significant. I just happened to think about that this morning. Carry on. It’s kind of like the joke, “Today I broke my own record of consecutive days alive.” It really does boggle the mind with regard … More Wow! Time Really Does Fly!!!
In a debate class, our teacher placed a chair at the front of the class. He told us to write a paper convincing him that the chair wasn’t real. Some kids wrote very creative and long arguments but mine was only two words and I got an A. It read, “What chair?” I did something … More What A Smart You Know What!!!
When I was a kid, I really didn’t care much about school. I would much rather make people laugh than get good grades. One time I came home and told my Mom I got 100%! She was excited. I said, “Yep, I got a 50 in history, a 30 in English and a 20 in … More I Got 100%!!!
When I was young, I learned the BIG swear word. Yeah, that one. I had no idea I shouldn’t be saying it. Oh but I was. My teacher said,”You can’t use that word on school grounds!” So I stood on my desk and yelled it. My Mom was not amused. Censorship is generally not a … More What??? You’re Censoring Me??? How Dare You!!!!
No joke today. Many hearts are heavy with grief today over the passing of one of the best people I have ever met. This blog is dedicated to him, his family, my Eureka Senior High School classmates and all of the other people who love him, which are many. I first met Ted Sillanpaa … More So Long, Old Friend.
At the last high school reunion I attended, I saw a woman I thought I recognized, but I wasn’t sure. I said to her, “Excuse me, you look like Helen Green.” She said, “Yeah, well you look like crap in blue.” … More Get Some Class!
My first drama teacher said I had no future, so I bit him. If I had no future, there wouldn’t be any consequences, right? … More The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!