Fashion Makes the Man

Posted Dec 27 2010

Last weekend Kylie was busily coloring when Old Dog came through the kitchen. She looked him over thoughtfully. “Grandpa, why do you always wear the same clothes?” He doesn’t really. It just looks that way to the untrained eye.

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The True Meaning of Christmas

Posted Dec 24 2010

Last weekend, Kylie (age 6) and her little brother came to visit while Mom went to look for a car. I put them to work helping me decorate our Christmas tree. As we hung ornaments, Kylie told me stories about various friends at school and I soon noticed a theme. Whenever someone had misbehaved she […]

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High Five!

Posted Dec 20 2010

Celebrating a few good things here at the Chronicles: 1) Congress (finally) repealed Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. As of today, we’re officially willing to let gays die for their country. You kids go take a few bullets for us and who knows? someday we may even let you get married. 2) Tomorrow is the winter […]

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5 Things I’m Over

Posted Dec 13 2010

On Friday, Stacy over at Anymommy posted a list of things she’s over. She asked readers to post their own lists in her comments, but I decided to put mine here, instead. If you have a list you’d like to share, post it in the comments or provide a link to your blog. (Nothing like […]

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Happy is the Man

Posted Dec 5 2010

As I approach the final pages of my new novel, it’s gotten me to thinking about marriage and how, here in the U.S. anyway, the marriages we generally view as “happy” are the ones where the man publicly claims to be henpecked. He indulges and caters to his wife, and mock-complains (or claims to be […]

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