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Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Goes to Europe Part 41 – London

It was Friday December 7th and I was in the friendly confines of the American Express office in London. The place was full of people including some of my backpacker ilk, though there were no VW van... [read more]

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Goes to Europe Part 40 – Great Bentley

It was still Wednesday December 5th and I was relieved when Ceil Kane answered the phone, remembered who I was, and then confirmed that they could put me up for a couple nights. She and her husband... [read more]

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Goes to Europe Part 39 – Max

It was still Wednesday December 5th as I stood on the stern of the ferry crossing the North Sea, and watched the Dutch coast disappear over the horizon. The stormy sea was now the only thing to see... [read more]

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Backpacks thru Europe Part 38 – North Sea

It was Wednesday December 5th and I awoke in my upper bunk in the Christian Youth Hostel in Amsterdam, the smell of hashish and tobacco in the air as it usually was.  I had not slept well, my mind... [read more]

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Support North Valley Caring Services

Dear friends and family… For the 9th year, on the occasion of my 62nd birthday, I am raising money for North Valley Caring Services. NVCS is a community organization that supports the emergen... [read more]

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Goes to Europe Part 37 – Intimate

It was still a cold and rainy Tuesday December 4th and I and my three comrades were still high from the hashish we’d smoked before leaving the hostel that morning, and now drunk from the five gla... [read more]

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Goes to Europe Part 36 – High

It was Tuesday December 4th and I awoke to that same smell of hashish and tobacco that had been in the air as I drifted off to sleep last night, only more so. It was not a minute later and Butch wa... [read more]

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Goes to Europe Part 35 – Otto & Anne

It was Monday afternoon December 3rd when I finished my walk from the Heineken Brewery back to the big Amsterdam train station on the south shore of the Ijsselmeer, the huge human made lake just no... [read more]

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Goes to Europe Part 34 – Amsterdam

Lefty Parent- Living and Parenting Without The Rule Book

Coop Goes to Europe Part 33 – Hugo