I Vaccinated My Child From Failure: A Ten Commandment’s Story

per the center of disease control, a vaccine is “a product that stimulates a person’s immune system to produce immunity to a specific disease, protecting the person from that disease.” “vaccines are usually administered through needle injections, but can also be administered by mouth or sprayed into the nose. ” vaccinating a child from failureContinue reading “I Vaccinated My Child From Failure: A Ten Commandment’s Story”

A League They Owned: The Legendary NTMBA, The National Two Man Basketball Association: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

my father and my uncle, in their day, were both formidable athletes. both had served in the military. in los angeles, la cienega park basketball games could be competitive. i was told the likes of ucla great sidney wicks would play. my father would often pointed him out when he say mr. wicks walking downContinue reading “A League They Owned: The Legendary NTMBA, The National Two Man Basketball Association: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

What About Me…Too? Reflections On The Other Cosby, Mr. Ennis William Cosby: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

an outrage for an outrage? with an “eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” the torah speaks for proportionality for punishment and compensation. should outrage be proportional? outrage is tricky. huge outrage can be triggered minor events. fast food restaurants have been victims of epic outrage moments. a happy meal’s missing toy canContinue reading “What About Me…Too? Reflections On The Other Cosby, Mr. Ennis William Cosby: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Introduction to the “Smashing Tablets” Award: The Father’s Day Nomination: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“now it came to pass when he drew closer to the camp and saw the calf and the dances, that moses’ anger was kindled, and he flung the tablets from his hands, shattering them at the foot of the mountain.” exodus 32:19 we are, at times, in disbelief of what we see in this world.Continue reading “Introduction to the “Smashing Tablets” Award: The Father’s Day Nomination: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Honoring Your Grandmother, the Queen: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

royal drama is great for the tabloids, conversation and of course, oprah. unfortunately, this drama gave me a new neighbor in my state, prince harry. since arriving to california, he and his wife apparently have decided to celebrate festivis, the seinfeld created holiday, on a year-round basis. we, the public, been subjected to the perpetualContinue reading “Honoring Your Grandmother, the Queen: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The “Not So” Smart Father Who Became a “Genius”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

when i was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant i could hardly stand to have the old man around. but when i got to be twenty-one, i was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years mark twain a family that laughs together stays together. this is the story ofContinue reading “The “Not So” Smart Father Who Became a “Genius”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

He Honored His Parents By Not Speaking To Or Seeing His Father: An Only In America Story: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i could only imagine what mrs. baldwin was thinking. she was the human version of switzerland. her husband and son would not talk face to face and they were staying away from each other while living in the same house. apparently, she was the intermediary. in the end, mr. patrick baldwin jr bestowed a greatContinue reading “He Honored His Parents By Not Speaking To Or Seeing His Father: An Only In America Story: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The House That Desperately Needed The Ten Commandments: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

if there was any house in need of the ten commandments, it was the stackhouse residence. if only the ten commandments were plastered in every room and hallway. perhaps, tragedy could have been avoided. in a time when people decry the ten commandments as an archaic, dated and irrelevant document, news stories prove quite theContinue reading “The House That Desperately Needed The Ten Commandments: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Proper Parroting to Proper Parenting: If You Are Planning to Have Children or Have Young Children, This is a Must Read: A Ten Commandment’s Tale

as a parent deserving of being honored by their children in accordance with the ten commandments, much can be learned from proper parroting. why parrots? parrots are smarter than your young children! there are estimates that parrots can possess the intelligence of a 4 1/2 year old human. in addition, they have all the trappingsContinue reading “Proper Parroting to Proper Parenting: If You Are Planning to Have Children or Have Young Children, This is a Must Read: A Ten Commandment’s Tale”

Some People Act Like Grown Ups, He Did, He Made the Movie: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

adam sandler just had his greatest acting moment. sorry, happy gilmore bobby boucher in “waterboy” and billy madison can’t compare adam sandler’s award winning performance was in real life, being yourself. he was with his daughter and he, unlike other parents, acted like an adult. an adam sandler ihop restaurant appearance went viral. he wentContinue reading “Some People Act Like Grown Ups, He Did, He Made the Movie: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”