The Science Experiment Featuring A Pickle

The Middle Age Follies

A Slightly Skewed Look At Life

By And For Those Of Us On The North Side Of 50

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The creativity and curiosity of children is a wonderful and fascinating adventure to behold. Watching our youngsters delight in their discoveries of and about life at every turn is a joyful experience for every parent.
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Conversations

The Middle Age Follies

A Slightly Skewed Look At Life

By And For Those Of Us On The North Side Of 50

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Over the years, as conversations with our teenagers gradually decreased in substance and volume to the point where we were reduced to uttering cartoon cloud punctuation marks as the sum total of our exchanges, I became aware of one factor which may have been the source of a great deal of mutual consternation. Continue reading

Driving Lessons – Part 1

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The Middle Age Follies

A Slightly Skewed Look At Life

By And For Those Of Us On The North Side Of 50

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Teaching teens to drive is a primary cause of aging in older Americans. In fact, most adult parents would still be in their late-twenties were it not for the fact that we have to teach children how to drive actual cars—the kinds with engines and steering wheels and everything—and on roads containing other real cars! Continue reading