Author Archives: Bob Kallberg

About Bob Kallberg

Retired reporter. Concentrating now on recounting Joanie's 12 year battle with cancer, a battle she waged with extreme courage, determination and an indomitable spirit, that, for me, serves as an example.

Congressional Constipation

It seems that the current case of collective Congressional constipation is at a critical stage. There is so much intense straining going on that whenever it breaks through, one would be wise to not be nearby. There are not enough … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts

Thanksgiving 2017 As I sit here in my little tin shack on this eve before Thanksgiving, I’m struck by a couple of things. The first is that judging from the television, this holiday has become an afterthought. It seems to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2017

The Tuna Fish Thanksgiving Some of you may have seen this before. It is from a post on The Chocolates of My Mind from a couple of years ago. I revisit here as we approach another Thanksgiving holiday. These memories … Continue reading

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“Where The Popsicles Are” 10/22/17

Thank you all so very much. As you may have heard by now, Joanie’s story has found a place. It has been a long time coming, considering I have lived with this project since not long after she died. The … Continue reading

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Labor Day 2017

I wrote this  on a Labor Day weekend, a few years ago and today, on the eve of this weekend that signals the end of summer, I sit here and reflect on what those weekends meant to me. Melancholy has … Continue reading

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