Dorchester blog posts

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Good and Plenty , 8/22/13 - 8:57 pm
When your children are young, between the ages of birth – 12 or so, you are in the sweetest spot of parenting.  This is something I didn’t come to truly understand until I became a grandparent.  It is why I dote on my grandchildren.  As a...
Good and Plenty , 8/14/13 - 9:24 pm
Occasionally I share job descriptions I find while looking for work for myself and a number of friends who are un- or under-employed.  I’m amazed by some of what I see.  Here’s the latest.Job One -    The first line of the description...
Good and Plenty , 8/11/13 - 9:43 am
“…Women are encyclopedias, boy! Volume A, Volume B, Volume C.  Spend some time with every book and maybe one will make sense before you die.”  (From the short story, “The Race” in the collection, The Silver Crescent by Leslie Woodard, a former...
Good and Plenty , 8/7/13 - 7:53 am
Two poems by  Langston Hughes, seminal poet, novelist, playwright and humorist, and Sterling A. Brown, poet, professor, folklorist and essayist, offer words still true long after they wrote them and they themselves have passed from this earth....
Good and Plenty , 7/31/13 - 11:33 pm
Have you ever been embarrassed for or by your own behavior? Not embarrassed because of what others might think but embarrassed by what you think about what you’re doing? I learned a while ago that most people aren’t thinking about most other people very...
Good and Plenty , 7/28/13 - 9:35 pm
He’s a boy doing boy things but because he’s brown his actions (walking, standing, breathing) brings a frown, consternation, confrontation, evaluation, punishment, tears, banishment, arrest, and murder more often than not.  I first wrote this...
State Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry , 6/11/13 - 5:04 pm
Since first elected as State Representative in 2005, Senator-elect Linda Dorcena Forry has worked hard with her community partners to try and attain funding for the completion of the Neponset River Trail.  She is pleased that this goal is finally within...
Surgical Strikes , 7/10/09 - 1:06 pm
Evidence of my former life as a sictom writer can be seen tonight, June 25, at 6 pm on the Lifetime network, when 50% of my lifetime "Written by" screen credits flash by in a matter of seconds. The residual check that this yields should not quite cover...
Surgical Strikes , 6/9/09 - 5:43 pm
Hi, all. You like how I made a big production about not abandoning the blog, then proceeded to abandon the blog? I need to get the older brother from Little Miss Sunshine to slap me around in a church. I'VE ABANDONED MY BLOG! I'VE ABANDONED MY BLOG!...