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Wife says ‘You two are better than U2!’

June 9, 2017
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I’ve been married almost 17 years, and I know that my wife is not materialistic. For Christmas, Valentine’s Day, anniversaries and birthdays, she doesn’t want much. She’s more into the thought and love behind a…

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Father-in-law has chicken soup fix

May 26, 2017
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I got the flu that’s going around, so my wife made a call to her dad. Within 15 minutes, he was at our doorstep with a package. How does he manage to keep his freezer…

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Being Italian means eating tomatoes and loving it

May 5, 2017
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I’ve known this for years about my son, who’s now 13, but the other day something hit me, and I didn’t like it. I had to bring it up. Me: You’re my kid. You’re Italian.…

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Mr. Picarella goes to Washington

April 21, 2017
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Mr. Picarella is not a mister. He’s a 13-year-old kid. He’s my kid! My wife and I try to protect him from the world, but I promise, we don’t shelter him. We let him ride…

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Dog walk has a second purpose

April 8, 2017
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I could walk my dog past other people on walks (“Oh, he’s so cute!”), by kids on skateboards (out of nowhere, they come piercing through the quiet evening), through construction zones with jackhammering (Thd-thd-thd-thd-thd), into…

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The day a mysterious package came

March 17, 2017
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My wife and I don’t use our home phone. We use our cell phones. In fact, the only people calling us on our land line are salespeople and scammers, making me often wonder why we…

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Die, germs, die!

March 3, 2017
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Last week everyone was sick. Not me. Not my wife. Not our 12-year-old son. But everyone else. According to my wife, it’s “kill” or “be killed.” “Stay away from the germs,” she told me. One…

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Cultured kid watches good movies

February 25, 2017
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The arts are among the core building blocks of a child’s development, and since the birth of my son, I’ve aimed to give him an edge in the cinematic arts. From silent films to the…

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Kid has more fun at Disneyland without Mom and Dad

February 17, 2017
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Before my wife and I got married, we dated. When I felt it was time to see if we had what it took to be a more serious couple, we went to Disneyland. We had…

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Forget about forgetting surgery

February 10, 2017
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There’s another dimension of surgery beyond that which is known to the patient. According to the guy in the hospital who kept referring to himself as my bartender, I, the patient in this case, wouldn’t…

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