Summer Vacation, Week Three: The Initial (Ugly) Face Of Boredom

The first two weeks of summer vacation are usually kind of a blur.  The first is mostly an expression of the pure, unadulterated joy of having no responsibilities after nine long, grueling months of school activity. Believe it or not, I'm talking every bit as much about adults as I am about the kids basking … Continue reading Summer Vacation, Week Three: The Initial (Ugly) Face Of Boredom

My Summer Vacation, 2013: We stared into The Mouse’s beady eyes and lived to tell the tale

Hey there!  Remember me?  You know, the guy who makes up the seemingly never-ending stream of words that go here?  You’ll all be glad to hear that I’m back and ready and rarin’ to go. Well, okay, hopefully some of you will be glad to hear that, at least.  Right? Or a couple of you, … Continue reading My Summer Vacation, 2013: We stared into The Mouse’s beady eyes and lived to tell the tale