I’ve always had an issue with Boy Scouts. Plain and simple, something rubbed me the wrong way about the whole organization; the children standing in full nerd-gear at grocery stores trying to sell me some crap to raise money for G-d-knows what; the badges they are supposed to...
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I trust in G-d
I love my Country
And will respect its laws
I will play fair
And strive to win
But win or lose I will always do my best
This is the pledge the players chant before every Little League game, including my twelve-year-old son. Not only do I cringe every single time I...
March 4, 2012 | 1:54 pm
February 22, 2012 | 9:00 pm
Somehow I’ve known all along that kids don’t stay kids for long (I know I’m a genius), but I didn’t expect to get ‘educated’ about various sexual subjects by a twelve-year-old boy. More importantly… my twelve-year-old boy. When this school year started, so did the...
September 5, 2011 | 5:25 pm
What is it about children that makes them want to jump all over people, me in particular? I am sitting on the couch, minding my own business when out of nowhere my six-year-old son decides to pounce on me. Not only pounce like a cheetah, or a lion or pick your own animal but start...
February 14, 2011 | 6:14 pm
I really don’t like Valentine’s Day! I hate everything about it, the stupid, corny Hallmark cards, the over-priced flowers, the overcrowded restaurants, the need to out-do each other with pricey gifts, etc… I am not saying that we shouldn’t show our love for the people in our...
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In college, I tutored in a maximum-security prison for kids who had committed violent crimes. I met a 17-year-old boy there who had killed a 16-year-old boy earlier that year. He had been tried as an adult and sentenced to life. Though we were only together for a couple sessions, he...
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