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Posted on April 25 at 5:04 a.m.
Half philosopher, half clown, half mathematician.My favorite combination.
On My Midlife, Half-Hearted Crisis
Posted on January 16 at 10:44 a.m.
My dad gave me a good, hard whupping once. Once! From that day on, all he had to do was raise one serious eyebrow. I got it! Thank the stars above he never had Botox. I might have had to endure the strap every time I jeopardized his tranquility.
On No to Botox
Posted on October 24 at 10:52 a.m.
YEAH! Maybe we'll soon hear a flight attendant announce, "Your seat cushion may be used as an anatomically correct blow up doll. Simply open the red compact or blow into the silver eyeliner case."
Posted on June 6 at 1:15 p.m.
Your dad must be very proud of you. I would be! I remember teaching my daughter to run the ice cream scoop under the hot water tap to cut through stubborn ice cream. Not as good as "Drink all the liquor down to Costa Rica" but it's something.
On Fatherly Lessons
Posted on May 9 at 9:30 a.m.
Looks like your running a little behind on the planning of number 3. Better step on it.
On One Tyke, One Teen
Posted on June 12 at 2:51 p.m.
I recall the articles and bio Shep has referenced. I've always felt Starshine has demonstrated great love and respect for her Stepdad. Obviously hurt by his infidelity and estrangement but always respectful and appreciative.
I can't help wondering if Shep has some incident in his past that causes him to come the aid of a "parent" who disowns his child out of regrets over his own misdeeds. When I hurt over someone else picking a scab, I usually find I have a scar in that spot.
On Lost: One Father
Posted on May 25 at 5:12 p.m.
I'm sponsoring a facility to help adults appreciate those things usually considered lame but are, in actuality, so lame they're cool.
It's called camp camp.
On I Want Camp
Posted on February 2 at 6:13 a.m.
Yeah. And what about Bambi's poor papa? Why can't they bring him back like Jesus? Why did Disney pass the buck on that tragic demise. A clear case of Venisonism!
On Grief with a Side of Popcorn
Posted on January 26 at 7:47 p.m.
A rectal exam doesn't have to be a pain in the butt. It can be a party.
On Who Loves Jury Duty?
Posted on February 8 at 1:37 p.m.
Once again, Starshine, you've demonstrated the joy of charity and giving to your sons. I'm amazed that you loved that dollhouse so much you kept it for 30 years. It's touching that it can be shared, maintained and bring pleasure to a new generation of kids.
If your boys have daughters, I hope, instead of regretting the loss of your tiny mansion, they will discover the joy of creating a new one for a loving and generous offspring.
On Dazzling Dollhouse
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