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A Grin at the End: Puppygate defeat

Unlike my many young friends who believe civilization began with the invention of the Internet — thanks for nothing, Al Gore — I can’t wait for the time when we all get our heads back together and communicate civilly.

Lazy days of summer bring relaxation time – for parents

I know this is the time of year when kids are twitterpated about the end of the school year.

They think it’s great that they won’t have to get out of bed in the middle of the night to be at school on time, get to all of their sports and drama practices on time and get to all of the other activities on time.

Well, I’m here to tell you, they don’t know the half of it. Who got them out of bed in the middle of the night? Who got them to school on time? Who got them to all of their sports and drama practices?

Oops, I left out piano practices.

If you guessed that it was mom and dad, you were right. In our house, no one celebrates the end of the school year like the Sampson Wake Up and Taxi Service. As sole proprietors, my wife and I will get a chance to park the mini-van and take the summer off.

A Grin at the End: My prognostication powers petered out

  By Carl Sampson I think it’s about time for me to hang up the old crystal ball. My days as a prognosticator are over. Of course, it was a great — albeit short — run, but all good things must come to an end. My career as a seer of the future got under way last spring when, sitting […]