Daily Archives: October 2, 2022
Question from Quora: Why do some parents give their kids horrible first names?
I personally think it’s a power trip. They don’t see their children as separate human beings with their own needs, wants, characters and lives, but as toys or even property of themselves. My niece’s husband named their first child after marijuana. That told me everything I needed to know about how he saw his child.Continue reading “Question from Quora: Why do some parents give their kids horrible first names?”
Halloween: More Than Just a Day
When I was a kid in the ’50s, Halloween wasn’t just a day; it was an event. First, there was a costume parade at school along with a party in our classroom, and then a school carnival (at least at my elementary school), and then coming home and waiting until it finally got dark andContinue reading “Halloween: More Than Just a Day”