We ain't got no underdogs in this house! All three dogs are over-dogs, to us anyway. Well, okay. I suppose in polling the three dog pack, Bonnie heads the list as top dog. She has been top dog since she got here at 10 weeks old. It's something in her personality and every other dogs … Continue reading AIN’T NO UNDER-DOGS IN THIS PACK!
My first marriage was not what you would call good. My ex, Larry, was bipolar. He would have periods of ‘normalcy’ followed by periods of worse and worse paranoia, hair-trigger anger, irrationality plus erratic and hostile behavior. In this state, he was excessively critical and demeaning to me and to the kids. I was told … Continue reading THINGS WORTH FIGHTING FOR – BY ELLIN CURLEY
Garry has an undying devotion to some really awful old television series. Among many others, he really likes "The Untouchables." That would be the version with Robert Stack as Elliott Ness. It's the original, where our chief G-man and his "guys" fight (are you ready?) for The Volstead Act. Prohibition! That's right. Prohibition. Booze, or … Continue reading BATTLING BEER AND BOOZE
A Photo a Week Challenge: Directional In the end, we will still lose our way. Because we are deeply, phenomenally, directionally-challenged. With a GPS, maps and printed directions, it's still no better than 50-50 we'll actually get there.