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Shel the Gem

Who doesn’t like Shel Silverstein? Don’t say “I don’t.” You’re lying. Ain’t nobody out there that don’t like them some Shel Silverstein, mmmkay? He’s like Sara Lee. And nobody doesn’t like Sara Lee. So just stop denying it and keep reading. There’s a treat involved here. Thanks. Okay then, where was I? Ah yes – … Continue reading

My Childhood (From What I Know) – Part II: Dad

In the US, my father worked extremely hard, six days a week as a sole proprietor and every Sunday as our personal gardener, lawn mower and handy man. My mother was an amazing cook and did catering on the side for extra cash (because my father didn’t seem to give her a decent “allowance”). Needless … Continue reading