Foster “Care”

"I'll see you kids soon", famous last words as my dad was carted away for another stint in either drug rehab or "the joint". I was youngest of 3 kids, Danny, 3 years my senior and my sister 1.5 years older. I was in 2nd grade and North Bay Ontario was our current region of … Continue reading Foster “Care”

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“In The Clench”

Growing up with an older brother in the 70s meant I came to experience  a phenomenon called, "The Clench". It was the privilege of being cornered and subjected to a series machine gun punches in the stomach while he yelled,"Muhammad Ali, Frasier", "In The Clench"... For dessert a few breadbasket and head shots...I could not … Continue reading “In The Clench”