Life’s Outtakes

 I had been helping run the lights for a theatre production in a neighboring community when my wife, Donna, saw a Facebook posting. It was a community events page in one of the sites that she often checks.

A Serious Case of the Boyfriends

My family is currently experiencing an outbreak of a condition most parents dread.  No, I don’t mean the 24-hour stomach bug–although it sometimes lasts about as long and has similarly repulsive symptoms.  Instead, my two older daughters have come down with a serious case of the boyfriends.


Embarrassing situations can arise at any time. I am intimately aware of “Murphy’s Law”, being a Murphy myself, and no truer statement was ever made – “If anything can go wrong, it will, and at the most inopportune moment.”