Packed, Ejected, and Self-Protected

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Last week, Henry brought home a non-fiction library book from school: U.S. Marine Corps. He’s selected other books in the Fighting Forces series about the Navy and the Army, so I wasn’t really surprised. Last night, he chose to read the first chapter of it for one of his bedtime books. I proudly told him … Continue reading Amphibians


I had (and still have) a great post with old pictures ready for today but read a tweet about Bill Zeller's suicide, who I did not know or know of until this morning. The link includes his suicide note, parts of which are familiar to me because I have felt the same way. The pictures … Continue reading Suicide


We thought the hiccups would kill him. I’m thinking of it now because I have the hiccups, bad ones, the kind that, if they get worse, will bring up the acid in my stomach from all the coffee I’ve had this morning. They started the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and didn’t end for nearly … Continue reading Live!