Parental Alienation: Scourge of the Divorced Family

Parental Alienation: Scourge of the Divorced Family

A dozen-ish years ago one of my sons started hanging out with a boy, and they became fast friends. Over time I got to know the parents and became friends with the father. At one point I learned that he was on his second marriage. His first marriage ended contentiously, and since the divorce he … Continue reading Parental Alienation: Scourge of the Divorced Family

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Mailbag Monday, Answered!

Mailbag Monday, Answered!

Awhile back I posted a “Mailbag Monday” entry on the blog’s Facebook page, asking readers to shoot me questions or topics they wanted me to touch upon. Me being the (un)timely fellow that I am, I’m just getting around to answering the submissions! And so, without further ado: Fantasy Football Of all the activities I’ve … Continue reading Mailbag Monday, Answered!

Why Do You Like That Stuff?!

Why Do You Like That Stuff?!

The official movie trailer for Part One of Stephen King's IT came out within the last couple weeks. Have a looksie, if you haven't already: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKJmEC5ieOk After viewing it, I immediately reposted the trailer to my mom's Facebook page, telling her to mark her calendar for dinner-and-a-movie night. Soon after, people started commenting about how … Continue reading Why Do You Like That Stuff?!

All Pronzini, All the Time

All Pronzini, All the Time

Bill Pronzini, award-winning author who has written across numerous genres, has been churning out top-notch fiction for over forty-five years. While many of his standalone novels are fantastic (my favorite of which is The Crimes of Jordan Wise, which I reviewed here many moons ago. Run out and read it now, if you haven’t already; … Continue reading All Pronzini, All the Time

Book Review of Mindy Mejia’s Everything You Want Me to Be

Book Review of Mindy Mejia’s Everything You Want Me to Be

Fresh off my post about happenstance comes another bit of randomness that I was happy to experience… A few months back I was slogging through my evening commute. With one hour and forty-five minutes of drive-time awaiting me, I was trying to find a way to pass the time. Normally I would have an audiobook … Continue reading Book Review of Mindy Mejia’s Everything You Want Me to Be