What’s the Worst that Could Happen?

“Carol Ane, what’s the worst that can happen? The meal will be overcooked? Undercooked? Someone will notice that our house isn’t clean and be horribly shocked? We won’t manage to hide the clothes under the bed before the guests arrive? We’ll forget to brush down the cobwebs in the living room? Someone will take a good look inside our refrigerator? C’mon Carol-Ane, they’re our relatives! They’ve been here before! …continue reading


Nostalgia for the 50’s

“Did Glen hurt himself often?” My daughter asked cautiously. “By the time he was five, he’d been to the emergency room five times for stitches. And that doesn’t even count the near drowning in the neighbors pond.” …continue reading