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“Flammable” Content


Step Off, Granny!

I seriously almost hardcore throat-punched a little old lady on accident about an hour ago...and then almost again a few minutes later on purpose! I was loading up the Jeep with my bags o' goodies from my latest shopping spree at one of the local shopping plazas when, instead of waiting for me to finish and move out of her way, like a normal SANE PERSON would do, she approached me from behind; pinning me in between my opened door and herself with only about 18” to … [Read More...]

the KMFP


Sooo… That’s Over Anyway

When scandal hits an organization – or even your own homes – the only good that can come from it, once the proverbial “chips” have “fallen where they may”, is what may be learned as a result. And you parents in the Fox C-6 School District should consider yourselves lucky right now to be so closely entrenched in the model examples which your children have been fortunate enough to have garnered over the last year, provided they paid attention. You just can’t pay for … [Read More...]



Snow Day More Pay

When I was younger, my brother Don and I were constantly trying to make more money. I saved my birthday, Christmas, and Tooth Fairy money to buy delicious sugary treats from the gas station … [Read More...]



A Letter to MY Kids

Okay, so when the writers here at the ole get that hemorrhoid that is “writer’s block”, or they’re feeling all mushy and gushy, they feel it’s high time to write a “letter to their … [Read More...]

“Mommy Moments”



The ABC's of parenting toddlers, tweens, and everything in between: Please allow me to share with you some nuggets of information, some funny, some sincere, some downright ridiculous, but all … [Read More...]

Barbara Anne


I Said Forever?

You have got to look past the junk, and see the treasure. How many ways are there to spin this? I heard this in a movie the other day, and the original context there was looking at a bunch of … [Read More...]

Be My Guest


Conversations with MY Mother

As hard as it is to come to terms with, I realize that my talent alone cannot carry this site, though I’ll never quite understand that… Aside from what I feel is already a first-rate staff, I’d … [Read More...]

The Life of Brian


Letting Go

My fellow fifth-graders and I at Progress South Elementary were all abuzz.  The classroom was bursting with even more energy than usual. Today, we would be starting our class project.  Each of the … [Read More...]

Dueling Pianos


Review – “Sabotage”

One movie… two reviews. Will they agree… will they disagree… will they MF each other and take this “Dueling Pianos” section to “must read” status in no time at all? Hell, I don’t know – what I … [Read More...]

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