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Stacey Roberts is Back: Meet Trailer Trash With A Girl’s Name: Father Figures

October 27, 2017
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His long awaited sequel to Trailer Trash with a Girl’s Name (TTWGN) has finally arrived. We at HO are so proud of this funny, poignant writer and his new book Trailer Trash with a Girl’s…

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Things My Father Taught Me

October 10, 2017
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My father was an extraordinary man. He was an attorney who won 99% of his cases. He played piano like a virtuoso even though he couldn’t read a note of music. He was extremely well-read.…

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Someday My Demon Son Shall Give Unto Me A Demon Grandson

September 21, 2017
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Does anyone know a good exorcist? My son is the spawn of the devil. I first discovered this years ago playing a game called, “Scattergories” with another family. This game, if you are not familiar,…

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Random Bits from the ‘burbs

September 15, 2017
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GOOD REASON—There’s a perfectly good explanation for the garage band down the street. I’m told someone will make up the explanation later. FREE COUCH—My 6-year-old son and I were on a walk to the park…

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Happy ending to dog’s tale

July 1, 2017
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Our pet beagle eats his food fast—really fast. I wondered if we should do something about it. So my wife told a friend, the friend told another friend who was a veterinarian, and the veterinarian…

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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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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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12 things I admire about my dad – By Emily Jones

April 4, 2017
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[Note from Tim Jones, author of the weekly humor blog View from the Bleachers: This week, I’ve invited my high school daughter Emily to take the reins of writing my Humor Outcasts column for the…

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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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