Category Archives: family

  1. The Ultimate Ultra Enduro

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    August 6, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    RACING YOUR WIFE TO A SHARED GOAL Allow me a moment to share with you my deepest respect for the …
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  2. PIER PRESSURE

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    August 6, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    My hometown had the biggest shopping mall on the Pacific coast between San Francisco and Seattle. It was a small …
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  3. Why I Love Sports, And You Should Too

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    June 29, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    This sports moment brought to you by the memoir, Memoir Of The 3Gs, available soon. Outside the degenerate gambler, sports …
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  4. Too Much vs Too Little

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    June 18, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    OR HOW TO TELL IF YOU’RE HAPPY You’ve heard it before, whether you’re ten, thirty-four, or seventy-four years old. Balance. …
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  5. Vietnam And The Spitter, Myth or Fact?

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    June 2, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    A Korean War Memorial in the front room Myths did so much to explain the world before science kicked in. …
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  6. 3 Minute Fiction 2012

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    May 21, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    This was my entry to NPR’s contest. It didn’t win. This one did. Feedback appreciated. ================================================================================ The Burned Book She …
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  7. Happy Birthday Big Daddy

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    May 7, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    The Gillaspie Kids, Wayne, Cleo, and Rex From Vern and Betty Gillaspie came the children Wayne, Cleo, and Rex. Wayne …
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  8. The Wrestler And The Damage Done

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    March 30, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    or, How Not To Deal With Unruly Children Disclaimer: I was one of the guys who said they’d never get …
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  9. Probably Doesn’t Mean As Much To You

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    December 27, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    What is more important than The King’s Speech to England and the English? How many times have you heard ‘it …
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  10. A Funeral With A Flourish

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    December 26, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    There are phone calls you look forward to, and those you don’t. Nick Steele got one. It was from his dad. “You …
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  11. CHRISTMAS 2011, or Pass The Pie Please

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    December 22, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Do you get Christmas cards in the mail…with Christmas letters? Okay, do you read the letters? We do. Out loud. …
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  12. MCMLIV (or 1954)

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    December 15, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    by David Gillaspie If you were born in 1954, you are the bomb. For proof, this is the hydrogen bomb …
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  13. Christmas Birthday? You Own It

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    December 13, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    by David Gillaspie What’s more pathetic than listening to a December-born whiner complain about being so close to Christmas? Don’t …
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  14. Occupy Portland, A Working Mom’s Frame of Mind

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    October 25, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    “Ten years ago George W came to Portland,” the man said. “Since I work in downtown I saw the whole show.” What he …
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  15. We Love Them Because

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    September 26, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Veteran readers have a grip on what DG’s B&B is all about. They find a sports take, an education shake, …
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  16. From A Wrestling Mom To You

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    August 15, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    “Not much else in life compares.” In this excellent guest post, a Wrestling Mom tells what she learned from the mats. …
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  17. When It’s Not The Words, It’s Still The Words

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    August 7, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    DADDY, WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE WAR Before he joined the Marines, my dad lived with his family in …
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  18. 7 Ways To Tell If Your Family Hates You Enough

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    July 19, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    It Starts Early (edited after being told on)   0.  Are you the right gender? Check early pictures to see …
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  19. Farmer In The Dell

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    May 30, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    AND EVERYWHERE ELSE You’ve noticed the explosion of local produce and perishables showing up in parking lots near you? They’re called farmers …
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  20. Wrestling Futures

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    May 19, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Follow The Dollamur Road Any wrestling conversation touches the same vein of questions.      – how to get more interest …
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