The Altoona Mirror Francoen-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 20:23:40 EDTSat, 30 Jul 2016 20:23:40 EDT house remains festive five months laterhttp://www.altoonamirror.com I tell you that as of today - May 22 - my Christmas lights are still up around my house, will you judge me? Consider me judged, then, because they are.Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT'Til death does him no parthttp://www.altoonamirror.com wants me dead. I know that sounds harsh, but we are talking about me. I have a tendency to overstate things in my monthly column just a bit.Wed, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 EDTGood deed doesn't go unpunishedhttp://www.altoonamirror.com many times in life have you found yourself doing a good deed, only to have it go bad in the end? It seems to happen to me quite often, and obviously, because I have no shame, I have no problem sharing those moments with you.Sun, 21 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTGiving my sons the 'Axe' getting tough to handlehttp://www.altoonamirror.com sights and sounds of the holiday season are over, but in my house, the aroma still lingers, and it lingers on and all over my two sons, Dominic and Vincent.Sun, 24 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDTTradition of losinghttp://www.altoonamirror.com up, Christmas meant a lot of things to me because of my family. It still does. There were decorations and traditions involving food, family and fellowship that are embedded in my memory to this da.Tue, 22 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EDT