What kids say!

What kids say!

For a Tuesday smile, following are some interactions of children with their grandparents: My young grandson called the other day to wish me Happy Birthday. He asked me how old I was. I said, 80. My grandson was quiet for a moment then he asked: “Did you start at 1?”...
Wanna hang out sometime?

Wanna hang out sometime?

Calvin had Hobbes. Bonnie had Clyde. Dorothy had Toto, the Lion, the Scarecrow and the Tin Man. Frodo had Sam. Peanut Butter still has Jelly. Tightknit relationships, all. Like moths (and all flying insects) to a flame, or our front door light, we naturally gravitate...
That’s Life!

That’s Life!

In a comic strip this week (yes, another one!) two young boys were waxing philosophical, recounting their summer, celebrating the amazing adventures they had had, the success of which were measured by the number of trips to the Emergency Room. In the final frame,...
What’s a word for ‘better than best’?

What’s a word for ‘better than best’?

I remember, as a much younger version of my current self, thinking it would be incredible to take part in a pie-eating contest. Hearing about them made me long for the opportunity to eat to my heart’s content (what young boy has not considered that a dream?)....
Did somebody just say something?

Did somebody just say something?

Did you know that there are 15.9 million water wells in the US? (I looked it up online, so it must be true!) Each well can be between 100’ and 1000’ deep, the average being around 300’. That means we have approximately 900 miles of well casings in the ground around...

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