Go Ahead, Make My Day

I wasn’t a big fan of the movie myself but when I was much younger, it seemed like everyone around me watched a film called Sudden Impact starring Clint Eastwood. The most famous scene in the movie is where Eastwood’s character, Harry, stops a robbery in progress and has one of  the criminals cornered, his gun trained on him. The robber is shielding himself with a…

The Roanoke Girls

Remember that crazy country and western song, I’m my own grandpa…? The lyrics offered a comedic look at the family dynamics created when a man marries an older woman, who also happens to be the mother of his father’s young wife. By ignoring the “step” prefixes, the singer realizes that since he is step father to his father’s…