Category Archives: Life

The Paradox of Tolerance

I was speaking with my dad about my wedding and what he wanted his role in it to be, or not to be as it turned out. (He stated he would rather just sit in the back and experience the … Continue reading

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2017 P.A.N.D.A. Awards!

Can you believe it? It’s time for the 3rd Annual P.A.N.D.A. Awards! AND new for the 3rd Annual P.A.N.D.A.s, I will be giving shout outs to those beyond the Twitter-verse! For those of you who are just joining me, think … Continue reading

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The Peace I Got With My Engagement

  “Michael and I got engaged!” Silence “Hello?”  Silence Then: “Why are you doing this? Was I a bad parent? What did I do wrong?” **10 minutes of reassuring them they were a great parent** “Do you not believe in the … Continue reading

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Desperate Housewives; Dutiful Househusbands: #TBT Chapter 5 & Conclusion

Chapter Five The Subversion of the “Ideal Family” in Desperate Housewives In 2004 a dramatic situation comedy, also referred to as the sitcom, hit the American television screens with such magnitude, the show rocketed to number one almost immediately and … Continue reading

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“With Great Power There Must Also Come Great Responsibility”

There is so much going on it’s a bit overwhelming. But I was perusing my Facebook this weekend and came across this video: I found it quite interesting and significantly insightful. Now before I go forward, I’ll disclose that I … Continue reading

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Desperate Housewives; Dutiful Househusbands: #TBT Chapter 4

Chapter Four The 1990s and the new millenium  II. THE NON-TRADITIONAL FAMILY AND THE EXTENDED FAMILY Full House      Just prior to Roseanne coming onto the scene, Full House (1987-1995) hit prime time Fridays, and introduced a very loose definition of … Continue reading

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Desperate Housewives; Dutiful Househusbands: #TBT Chapter 3

Chapter Three The Family in Situation Comedies; the 1970s to the 1990s  I. THE 1960S: SOCIAL AND CULTURAL TRANSITION During the 1960s the concept of the “All-American family” which appeared so often in the 1950s sitcoms underwent a radical change. This change … Continue reading

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