Did Vietnamese Children Ruin the Fabric Patch Industry?

Do you know what this is? It's a fabric patch. I'm using it to repair a butterfly net but it is made to repair holes in jeans or tears in shirts when you slip under a barbed-wire fence and catch your sleeve on one of the barbs because Rocky is chasing you with a big … Continue reading Did Vietnamese Children Ruin the Fabric Patch Industry?

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We’re Not Slave Drivers, You Know!

I expected the seas to part. I absolutely expected lots of yelling. At the very least, I expected to be dragged to the truck by my ear. But Mom and Dad just looked at each other. They probably winked. “Fine.”

The stupidity of boys – and men

I can't claim to be representative of all males but here's a quick story about just how stupid boys can be. I was maybe twelve and a voracious reader. I loved sports and sports stories and read a biography of the great football quarterback Johnny Unitas. I was fascinated to learn that he was blind … Continue reading The stupidity of boys – and men