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So I'm one of those grumpy old people who thinks that a birthday is just another day. But for some reason, I kept thinking that 40 was some sort of milestone birthday, and that I should be doing something...
One of my friends who will remain unnamed has been ranting to me about how she is unsure if she is a wife or a maid. So I asked her the simple question, are you wife or maid? She comes...
Yesterday as I sat eating my mom's delicious home cooking with my little sister, I became overwhelmed with emotion. Tears started to stream down my face, and my little sister asked, "Are you crying?" In the background, my mom and...
I'm not entirely sure why the boy scouts are looking to allow elementary school girls into their program. The name says, "Boy Scouts," and there is another similar program for the girls called, "Girl Scouts." So I'm not entirely...
No, you have not just arrived in the latest trend in internet pornography. What you are about to read is the true story of how a young man made a very big mistake. In a nutshell, no pun intended,...
Today is my son's birthday. I've marked it by joking that he has now entered the legal age of consent in NYS, and he can now hook up with adult women. I know, I'm weird in how I label...
Wow, watching this moved me to tears. I can't believe that New Yorkers are more willing to give money to a drug addict than a single father. I'd argue that the man looks physically able bodied, but that would apply to both...
A middle aged man, woman, and 3 younger kids. One probably 11, the other 8, and the youngest maybe 5. Clearly they have arrived from a trip somewhere, or perhaps they are here for vacation? In any case welcome...
Yesterday I went uptown to 125th street and Harlem. I ventured up to meet and share my story with some young folks who are participants of this transitional program. The establishment that I was working with is called Exodus...
Recently, I read an article about a community that is suing a family with an autistic child. The details are not clear, but the author speaks about their own personal experience. That is what my commentary will be based...
Dad, I know you tried your best to be a good father. My sister and I were the lucky ones I guess. I know you had other children whom you did not share your life with. I'm not going to...
I just regained possession of my kindle from the wife. I've ridden the train a couple of days this week, so I started reading 1,000 Splendid Suns. I love to read and write while riding the train. Consequently, I started...
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