Almost Famous on Monday Night Raw

Last Monday Night I had the opportunity to attend Monday Night Raw. Yes, I enjoy professional wrestling. I have for several decades. I have always been fascinated by the athletic display, but what always intrigued me was the storytelling. There was always something convenient about wrestling storylines – you have a hero (babyface) and a … Read more

Dad, The Pro Wrestler

Captain’s Log.  Daddy Chronicles.  Diaper Date 2105. I always wanted to be a professional wrestler.  I grew up in the WWF (now WWE) era of Hulkamania.  The training, saying your prayers, and taking your steroids vitamins, brutha. We used to act out all of the moves.  My favorite was pretending to be the Hulkster and … Read more

Captain Gray Beard

Captain’s Log.  Daddy Chronicles.  Diaper Date 1642.  The Captain isn’t getting any younger.  It is funny, but the Captain remembers being youthful and all of his coworkers remarking how he was one of the youngest members on staff.  Then a few things happened.  One year, a coworker called him “Sir”.  Not a sir out of … Read more