Dad Gets Burned

Dad Gets BurnedIn this strip Dad really gets “burned.”

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There Ain’t No Cure for the Summertime Blues!

Do you remember that great Eddie Cochran song, “Summertime Blues” from the fifties? Originally a single B-side, it peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 29, 1958. Cochran died at the tender age of 21 in a taxi accident in England. The song is ranked #73 in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. But, enough of the music history lesson as it’s another summer and another 10 weeks wondering what the boys will be doing, as well as the family as a whole.

Each summer poses unique challenges for parents and kids. This summer is no different for my family as we’re moving sometime just before school starts in the fall.  Everyone knows about the joys of moving and we’re happy with the new house that we think we have. The deal is yet to close, as of this writing, but it’s looking good.  The prospect of moving again, just two years after our last move, isn’t a likely highlight of this summer.  We have some minor work to do on the new house, though my experience is it’s never “minor.”

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