Archives for: March 6th, 2018

Happy Birthday, Uncle Terry

Written by on March 6, 2018

“Daddy, whistling saves lives,” exclaimed my eleven year-old daughter. I thought I had heard it all. Whistling is delightful. Whistling is annoying. It gives you lip wrinkles. It’s bad to do in newsrooms and a sign of confidence around graveyards. Dogs howl when they hear screechy high notes. But save lives? I don’t think so. […]

Happy Birthday, Ted

Written by on January 25, 2018

“Dad, It’s Nancy. Can you hear me okay?” “Oh, hi dear.” “Dad, I’m here with my friend Chris. And Mary, Mike, and James are on too.” “That’s nice.” “Chris is going to whistle for your birthday.” “He’s going to what?” “Chris is a champion whistler. He’s going to whistle for you.” “Oh, okay.” It was […]