Yesteryear

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1960's Sex Education - Father Style
A Choking Chain of Events
A Connoisseur of Fine Wines
A Critical Concern for Outdated Lyrics
A Dose of Dad's Discipline
A Game, A War, A Legacy  
A Father's Way To Manage A Sick Kid  ****
A Letter to the Editor  - In local papers - those damn hippies of the 60's
A Long Jump Into my 40's With a Walking Stick
American Graffiti and Jock Itch
An Ancient Look at Male Enhancement
Anastasia - Life Goes Full Circle
Aunt Bee and Deputy Dawg
Birds, Bees and Frogs
Constantly Staying in Style 
Costanza and Creed at Sheetz 
Country Roads
Cousin Capers and the Klan
Double Payback Time - A Generation Later
Goodbye Little Ladies, Goodbye
Hand me a Good Book...
Here's to You, Mrs. Openheimer
It's A Male Thing
Kitty Kitty Bang Bang 
Melting Pot
Mom's Mission: Making a Difference
My Encounter With a Mean Mother Mallard
My Tactless Family 
Now, Why Did I Say That? 
Once, Twice, Three Times The Graduate
One Giant Wheelie 
Quitter
Scared and Possibly Scarred for Life 
Security and a Simple Sign of the Cross
Spring Cleaning
Summers Long Ago
Sunday Will Never Be The Same
The Babushka 
The Belt Buckle Derringer by Mattel
The Cowbird - written for Johnstown Magazine - March 2014 edition, Arlene Johns, Editor
The Old Stone Foundation written for the Johnstown Magazine - May 2017 edition, Arlene Johns, Editor
The Tale of the Troll
The Tale of the Wilmore Snake
The Zenith of My Childhood
Treasured Times
Vacationing Grandparents - Evolving Through Time
When Perception Fails, Learn to Laugh

My Roots - The Potchaks - circa 1927

My Roots - The Potchaks - circa 1927
From Left: Son, Steve - Dad, Frank - Mom, Anastasia (Makar) - Sons; John, Mike, Frank, Chuck (Author's Dad) - Twins, Pete & Mary - Daughter, Catherine. Photo taken in Wilmore, PA