Posts tagged "family"

Teens Do Not Come With Instructions: Lucky For Their Parents, The Brats Know Everything

This picture was drawn by my seven-year-old about nine years ago when he thought his family was the “bee’s knees”…today, he thinks we are complete idiots…the life of a parent seems like a rollercoaster when facing the “teenage years”…I hope I come out of this stage unscathed…     Part ll Discovering my once delightful child... Read more »

The Family Dinner: A Recipe for Disaster...

Growing up harmoniously in a family blessed with six kids born in a span of ten years brought a laundry list of rules.  Dad made it pretty clear early on that these were not mere suggestions, they were law, “as long as we lived under his roof” they were to be followed, “cased closed”.  Needless to say, these regulations were not... Read more »

Last Rites: If there is a way to screw them up, our family will find it...

Last Rites: If there is a way to screw them up, our family will find it...
  Part lll #6 –the calm, cool and collected Chong– spoke for all of us as he fought back tears, clenched his fists, and avoided his turn…instead, he gasped, and then bellowed, “oh, no…are you fucking kidding me?”.  His reaction to Dad’s appearance once we finally arrived at the Hospice Center really said it all.  As the baby... Read more »
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