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Fireworks Ban is a Shoo-shoo Baby

You all remember what a “shoo-shoo baby” is right?  Well, for those with CRS (Can’t Remember Sh*t), a shoo-shoo baby is when a firecracker doesn’t pop but just shoots the sparks out the end.  I remember how I used to break a firecracker in half to make a shoo-shoo baby. But as for this fireworks ban – it has created a monster.  Hasn’t our lawmakers learned anything from... read more

New Years Traditions – Redo

Reprinted from Dec 27, 2012   Well, another Christmas is in the books.  The season seems to get shorter every year. And just when I’m getting used to writing 2012, I’ll have to start remembering to write 2013 soon because here comes the new year.  Ready or not!   And that got me thinking about New Year traditions.   One of the New Year traditions that won’t be much of a... read more

New Years Traditions

Well, another Christmas is in the books.  The season seems to get shorter every year. And just when I’m getting used to writing 2012, I’ll have to start remembering to write 2013 soon because here comes the new year.  Ready or not!   And that got me thinking about New Year traditions.   One of the New Year traditions that won’t be much of a tradition anymore are firecrackers. ... read more

Do You Remember… Playing Firecracka

I remember small kid time – when New Year’s eve was on a weekday, my dad had to work all day.  And he said that I couldn’t pop firecrackers until he came home.  So all day was spend taking apart the baby camel firecrackers and the checkerbombs – and putting them in the special cigar box that was reserved just for firecrackers.  Gathering up the punks from the box on the icebox and... read more

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