The Circus is Coming to Town

One of the things I looked forward to in elementary school was achieving a 5th-grade status. Besides being ‘upper classmen’ of elementary school, one of the privileges was that the entire class would go on a field-trip to Pittsburgh, PA, to see the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. The bus trip with theContinue reading “The Circus is Coming to Town”

Happy Father’s Day, Dad

As a small child, I would follow my Dad around the house or yard, marching to a sing-song cadence of left, right, left, right. My Dad was a Marine through and through, and as we marched he would say some words that rhymed, but I was concerned with getting the right and left thing workedContinue reading “Happy Father’s Day, Dad”

Saturday, the ‘In Between’ Time

It is Saturday, April 11, and we are in the middle of a pandemic. We’re sheltered in place in our homes, having to wear masks when we go out, have run out of things to do, and we’re waiting…. For what? For things to return to ‘normal’. This brings to mind happenings of over 2000Continue reading “Saturday, the ‘In Between’ Time”