Category Archives: television

Burgers and Love Truffles

Believe it or not, this is the first full weekend we have all spent in Oklahoma together. Nobody got on an airplane to fly to Jacksonville or packed suitcases to make the 20-hour trek out west. In fact, we never … Continue reading

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You’re Never Too Old for Sesame Street

This morning I watched my first full episode of Sesame Street. I met Murray the monster (he has a beard!) and heard the Count sing a song about the number 8. Super Grover 2.0 (I never knew there was a … Continue reading

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The Real Florida

Every now and then, I spend a lunch break with my daughter and her friends from her 4th grade class.  We sit outside in the courtyard, eat our lunches, and talk. The talk usually involves funny family stories, weekend outings, … Continue reading

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The Eddie Rabbit Effect

It happened in my living room in Northern Italy when  I was around 5 or 6 years old. My family was getting a special viewing of American television in English! Dad had once been a guitarist in a high school … Continue reading

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NCIS: BS

My father spent 20+ years as an active-duty Air Force man.  He enlisted shortly after he and my mother learned of my impending arrival (yes, you can blame me!) which means that I have also spent 20+ years as an … Continue reading

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