Monday, December 28, 2015

A Sour Note

2015 is ending on a sour note with our son CJ in the hospital. Read about it (here).


Friday, December 25, 2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Trojan Christmas

I was going through photographs looking for something suitable for a Christmas post and I landed on these two pictures, taken on our trip to Troy several years back. Check them out (here).

Monday, December 21, 2015

Mrs. Gonsalves' Last Christmas

When I was a kid I remember one Christmas when I was upset by something said to me by the senior member of my family. Read about it (here).

Friday, December 18, 2015

Am I Barking Up the Wrong Tree?

Mrs. Chatterbox has been quite supportive of my blog over the years and I can’t recall posting anything she disagreed with. Today’s post is an exception—Mrs. C. does not agree with me on this issue. Read about it (here).

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Peculiar Pictures 39, 40, 41

I’ve mentioned the Business Fundamentals CD I created for Artville back in the 90’s when I was a professional illustrator, and here are a few images from that CD. Check them out (here).

Monday, December 14, 2015

All Too Familiar

A woman approached us in the parking lot of our grocery store asking for money. It's hard to turn away someone in need at this time of year, but is giving them money a good thing? Read about it (here).

Friday, December 11, 2015

Tilikum Crossing

With a series of storms heading our way, Mrs. Chatterbox and I decided to visit the new Tilikum Crossing last week. Read about it (here).


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A Mystery in the Desert

In the Egyptian desert a massive obelisk was abandoned thousands of years ago because of a defect in the stone. But how could the Egyptians have hoped to move anything so massive? Read about it (here).

Monday, December 7, 2015

The War on Christmas

My mother called last week upset because she received a card that wished her Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas. Read about it (here).

Friday, December 4, 2015

What's So Funny?

 I’ve been hearing strange sounds at Casa Chatterbox, the sounds of babies laughing. I’ve yet to make a thorough check, but to my knowledge no babies currently reside under our roof. To learn the source of these sounds, read (here).


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Chubby and the Haberdasher

I've always liked hats but never found one that looked good on me, until I paid a visit to our local haberdasher. Read about it (here).