Grandpa Big Ron

It’s always interesting to look back at a family member who has passed on. Particularly when a decent amount of time has passed since it happened. What memories work there way to the surface when their name is mentioned? Are the memories good or are they bad? It probably had a lot to do with the kind of person they were. I mean, all of us have a good and bad side. While some people may have extremely fond memories of us, others might spit our names out of their mouths like a bad taste. Continue reading “Grandpa Big Ron”

Spring Break – 2018 Edition

I rolled back into my back drive around 3 or 4 o’clock this past Saturday. Spring Break was over. The next day, we would be back to work spanking butts (we don’t actually do that) and feeding faces. The job is a great one. You would be hard-pressed to find something more fulfilling to do as an occupation than providing for the care of children. However, the break was nice. They always are. So, here’s the recap… Continue reading “Spring Break – 2018 Edition”

PopChart Family

Having spent the last decade of my life working with children, I have seen a fairly wide array of parenting styles (or lack of) that have been used on the children prior to their placement in my care. For the most part, and this is not always the fault of the parent, those styles and approaches have not carried the intended results and have required additional help in bringing the child along correctly.  Continue reading “PopChart Family”

I-64

Over the past year and a half, I have been back to Illinois around 6 or 7 times. I know that’s funny to say because I should know exactly how many times I have made that trip but I cannot be certain. However, I think it is six trips now that I have made between April 0f 2016 and now. Tomorrow evening, around 6:00, we will begin number seven. Continue reading “I-64”

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