It must have been super comfortable. The height of manufacturing in North America when you believed it to be fact that you would work at the factory until you retired, at which point your killer pension would kick in and you’d be set until you passed away quietly in your sleep, or your ungrateful child
No words needed.
TheWife™ spent the morning yesterday either on the phone with or instant messaging with her family in China. One of the things that we both have in common is a family that has a propensity for drama. I am well aware that we are not alone in our plight, but it does help us reach
In the spirit of the idea of parallel universes, I bring you this. It’s simple, and more or less without significant consequence, but still with interesting and simple possibilities. I found out during the McMullen Family brouhaha that my cousin Curtis had been working in Toronto for quite some time. His mother suggested I give
This isn’t a religious congregation. I’m talkin’ ’bout family here. On Saturday (the whole dealie actually started on Thursday), with TheWife™ and TheMom™ in tow, I went to a relatively large gathering of people with links to the family McMullen. (Some photos can be found here) McMullen is a common family name, certainly, but there
How many times can I harp on a subject? Lots. It’s really no different than what happens in the news or what’s often repeated by activists. Again I read about the dysfunction of a family dis-unit. In this case, family is being used to describe a blood relative. A family member lends a helping hand