Soccer with Robert, or maybe not

June 11, 2017 0

  Saturday was kind of a big day for our family. Robert was back on the soccer field. If you’ve known my family at any point in the past 16 years, you would rightly believe […]

The clarion call for a teenage boy

November 16, 2016 0

I picked up Robert from work around noon Saturday. “I’m going hunting with Jeff this afternoon,” he announced when he got in the car. “Jeff got a new truck this morning. He’s coming to pick […]

The dog that smelled like steak

September 20, 2016 0

As long as there is a microwave oven and a freezer with frozen meals of some kind, Jean and I have done a pretty decent job of raising sons who are self-sufficient in the kitchen. […]

Broken glasses and plastic cups

September 7, 2016 0

Several years ago when my youngest son was still in elementary school, I banned him from using glass containers for hydrating himself with fluids. Robert, it seemed, had a drinking problem in that he couldn’t […]

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