The Dumber Years

A collection of stories from my childhood, inspired by spending hours watching “The Wonder Years” on The Hub.

King of Comedy right here.

[14] That’s Not Bill Cosby, That’s My Dad

It’s Father’s Day again. So, this year I thought I’d blog a bit about my dear old dad. When I was a kid, I thought I had the meanest dad on the planet. When my sister and I would fight, his face in the doorway and his death stare was enough to make us freeze […]

One please.

[31] 13″ Going on 30′

February 2015 has been a busy moviegoing month for me. I saw a total of 11 (8 being the 2015 Best Picture nominees, 2 based on books, and 1 oldie but one of my all-time faves) movies on the big screen. This is quite an accomplishment for me, considering my viewing history. Also, yesterday, my […]

This is a real tree. It can be trimmed -- both ways.

[30] Not the Sharpest Tool in the Shed

Recently, I saw a post on Facebook regarding adults recalling some funny things they thought when they were kids. For example, one person wrote that when they saw flashbacks in movies, they thought it was pretty cool that they had the foresight to be making movies 20-30 years back. I have plenty of them. I’ll […]

[All Aboard] TGRXPRS

[All Aboard] TGRXPRS

I will probably remove this post when I come to my senses, but for now, I’ll leave it be. It’s almost mid-November. Normally I would kind of be happy. The holiday season is just around the corner, after all. But in 10 days from now, it will be 4 years since my teacher and good […]

[27] Trashy Summertime Fun

[27] Trashy Summertime Fun

Ah summer. As an adult, I am not a big fan of it — the heat, the congestion on the freeway as the exit to the beaches near, the depression of not fitting into a teeny tiny bikini. As a kid, though, it brought to mind some great memories. If my summer memories as a […]

[In Memoriam] RHW Update

[In Memoriam] RHW Update

This is a follow-up post to “Father. Friend. Never Forgotten.” I was determined to right things and find out where my dear friend is buried. I went to the cemetery and asked a person in the office to help me find the plot. It was a kind of freaky experience. Just setting foot into the […]


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