Archives for August 2014

Our Son Moved Into A Fancy Hotel, And It Shredded My Soul

Not to be overly dramatic, or anything… Heh. But yesterday we helped move the older boy into his fancy-pants dorm, at a college about three hours from here. It’s been a hell of an emotional week. He was a walkin’ talkin’ bundle of nerves, often on the cusp of tears. He had to say goodbye […]

Disappointing Vacation Destinations, and the Surprisingly Great Ones

A disclaimer, before we get started… I visited some of these places a long time ago, the 1970s in some cases, and they may have improved by now. Or, it’s possible I was just young and dumb, and my perception was defective. I certainly wouldn’t base any vacation plans on what I’m about to write. […]