Category Archives: family

Mother’s Day is a May Day

by Leonard Bishop I believe Mother’s Day is a maudlin time, and phony. A celebration of money-spending sponsored by greedy business people. If we don’t offer our women esteem all the days we are with them, then a battery of … Continue reading

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Small Town Living Lacks Anonymity

by Leonard Bishop                     Everything has been written about before–but to the innocent( the ignorant, to0), the trite can be original. Living in a small town like  Herington  is causing me to worry about my family, and I’m beginning to doubt … Continue reading

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“……and the truth is not always cruel”

  A Beautiful Reminder of Christmas! Thank you, Leonard! by Leonard Bishop My son, Luke, asked me, “Dad, is there a Santa Claus?”  I sat fixed in a painful decision. Five-year-old children must have a sense of fantasy and fable. … Continue reading

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“Open Your Life,” He Says, “It Can’t Hurt You.”

by Leonard Bishop When I was 50 years old I began feeling happy, and this immediately upset me. I could handle sorrow, depression, morbidity, anger–but happiness was a shock of confusion. It wasn’t “me.” If I wasn’t brooding, I didn’t … Continue reading

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How Can He Keep Her Down On The Farm?

by Leonard Bishop, Author of Dare To Be A Great Writer All writing is either a protest or a confession. What I write in this space, is both. My wife and I can no longer speak freely or forthrightly to … Continue reading

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Teenage Daughter Adds A New Dimension

By Leonard Bishop      I have a teenage daughter and we are in a generation gap. At 16 she has outgrown rainbow stickers and unicorns and is obsessed on furs and Ferraris.  She is everywhere in the house, all at … Continue reading

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