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When I was in 8th grade, I had a “super cool!” chemistry teacher, Mr. Archibald. He would always wear a white lab coat as he taught, which made him look official and knowledgeable – and I’m sure he WAS knowledgeable – but to be honest, chemistry wasn’t my thing. I tended to doodle and whisper […]
I work in an OB/GYN clinic – so I hear a lot of stories about women giving birth. You’ve probably heard some of the same – you’ve got your traditional “she gave birth in the car on the way to the hospital” story; the almost unbelievable, “I didn’t know I was pregnant until I was […]
Last night I had a strange dream where I worked in the hotel business. I’m not sure what my job was, but I know I was very concerned about the condition of the hotel. I was also involved in a tug-of-war with a guest who was trying to take one of our bellman luggage carts. […]
One of my earliest memories I have of my Grandma (she of the practical jokes) is a time she took me fishing. I don’t remember much about the actual trip itself – but I DO remember the cool cowboy hat I was wearing…and I also remember a fish flopping around on the creek bank that […]
My father has always been the quiet sort – more comfortable in solitude, reading a good book, rather than interacting with family or friends. He was raised by stoic, rather stern parents, who rarely expressed affection or communicated in any emotional way – so it’s no surprise he also had those traits. As a result, […]