How to tell you’re too old for this Poodoo . . .

redI was 8 years old when the original Star Wars came out in 78 and remember sitting there in awe as I watched the movie with my family.  I could not wait until I got my first light saber.  Looking back I can not count the number of times I took a flash light and played Jedi as a kid.  So I can not even begin to describe the childish joy when I acquired an ultra saber.   Of course the first thing I did when I got to the privacy of my own home was turn into The Star Wars Kid.  And that’s when I realized I was too old for this poodoo. Continue reading

Brave New World Of the Bully

Last year I put a post on my FB that was supposed to be tongue in cheek about bullying.  But I think a lot of us don’t understand the 2015 version of bullying. So I am taking portions of my original stream of thought and expanding on it.  Fasten your seat belts and please keep your arms and legs in the car at all times until it comes to a full stop. Continue reading

Suicide is Painless. . . NOT

One of my 2 favorite known nieces lost a fellow classmate this week to suicide. This has caused a bunch of feelings and such to come back to surface. I didn’t even know the kid so I have no idea what he was going through. I imagine that everyone experience it differently but maybe if I share my experience it will help someone else. Continue reading