Family & Parenting
By Ron S. Doyle on May 19, 2011
The link: McDonald’s Marketing and Ronald McDonald Come Under Fire – WSJ.com. Here’s why I support the 550 health professionals who penned this open letter to McDonald’s: In elementary school, bullies and insensitive twits called me Ronald McDonald (and Ronald Reagan). Please, by all means, kill that stupid clown. I can’t support, however, an argument […]
By Ron S. Doyle on March 10, 2011
People don’t believe me, but there was a pop No kidding, like a champagne cork And suddenly burst forth baby. Two words—paradigm shift. And I lashed myself forty times for every impure thing I’ve ever done For every hateful word I’ve ever spoke And for every time I said “I don’t want children.” We made […]
By Ron S. Doyle on February 23, 2011
Awake to the smell of freshly brewed coffee. Kiss spouse goodbye. Go to coffee maker. Discover empty pot. Search for half-empty cup left by spouse. Fill with milk. Enjoy. I’m not a big coffee drinker—otherwise my wife would make more for me every day—but I am occasionally lured by the smell and taste. And I […]
By Ron S. Doyle on December 13, 2010
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By Ron S. Doyle on March 30, 2010
Lila calls her sister Lila, even though she knows her name is Madeleine.
By Ron S. Doyle on October 6, 2009
Do celebrities actually believe in Polanski’s innocence, or simply pity the fugitive director’s past?