Tagged: 2nd Best

Dispelled

I came to two realizations last week: My daughters – no matter how nasty they are – will, at some point, be stopped from succeeding. Phil is gone. I won’t talk further about the first since I don’t...

Post Debate Analysis

I know some of you do not like Hillary. I know some of you support Trump. I know this because I’ve seen your Facebook posts, and I’ve had some very brief conversations with you...

In Search of a Common Goal

A large portion of the Excellente crew got together in North Carolina this past weekend. The excuse for the get-together was the Panther’s/Patriots’ pre-season game. Dave had gone last year, and my brother-in-law Matt...

Portsmouth

My friend Susan was at it again. Monday night, at 11 pm, we were exchanging texts. She was asking me to do something. My first answer was “No.” Then it was “Maybe.” Then it was “I’ll...

Blue Balls

Phil was moved to a rehab facility Thursday, and things continue to look up. Over the course of the past six weeks, we’ve been keeping immediate family members informed via a group text. There...

The Final Final

Dave and I have watched the girls play basketball for the past 15 years or so. I think we watched our last championship basketball game¬†ever this past week. Here’s a short recap of those...

Hitched in a Barn

They were going for casual. They wanted it to be a simple party. But what my brother and newest sister-in-law pulled off was a very elegant wedding, whether they like it or not. She bought...