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Monday Funnies

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Remember ‘getting’ the manager? Sorry, he said ‘no’. (20 minutes later)

Who here has something they love that YOUR parents foisted upon you. For me, it was James Herriot’s vet series (couldn’t sleep, had it thrust upon me at age ten), mum loved comedian/actor Tony Hancock, and so did I, and devoured his entire oeuvre, eventually! Most of MY efforts to engage my kids in what floated my boat have found little purchase.  I’ve got the broad swathe of social media to compete with! Hopefully, my fine example as a law-abiding citizen will . . . well, maybe not.

 

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How to Enjoy Watching Your Kid Play Soccer

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It’s true, I am not a monster. Would a monster drag himself out of bed at an ungodly hour (on a weekend, in all manner of weather, no less)? However, I am pretty sure that my youngest regards me as a monster to subject him to such abject misery. I too suffered the discomfiture of playing in crap weather as a young ‘un. Who will stop the cycle? (Thanks for dropping by, folks.