Monthly Archives: July 2011

Captured by a Five-Year-Old

I haven’t played a game of chess for four years. I gave it up when my eight year old son beat me. It was at that point I decided it just wasn’t my game. At our holiday house in Buckie … Continue reading

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Lobster Boy

Lobsters aren’t normally red, they’re brown. But, the only time I see them is when they’re coming out of the boiling pot and by then they’re very red indeed. I feel like a lobster this morning, a freshly boiled lobster, … Continue reading

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Young Enterprise

Jessie has a way of pestering me into submission. “Dad, can you take me to the Sweet Spot?” “Dad, can you take me to the Jett Garage?” “Dad, can I watch TV?” When she takes a notion, regardless of the … Continue reading

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