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Chapter 6: What is a Weed?

What is it you think of when you hear the word “weed”? As a child I learned it was the beautiful yellow flowers I would pick from the yard for my mom. As a teenager I learned it is stuff that makes you eat a lot and hallucinate. And as an adult I learned it could take on many meanings. …

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Chapter 5: Childhood Memories

I think we can all look back on our childhood and have some funny stories to share. You know the ones our parents like to repeat at EVERY family function. Not sure why, but my stories seemed to come up the most. I love sugar. I know most people do, but I REALLY love sugar. My mother told me when …

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Chapter 4 | What is Unconditional Love?

What is unconditional love? Forgiveness? Judgment? I can tell you that I grew up in a house of amazing unconditional love! Having 3 brothers and a sister you can imagine what we put our parents through, but NO MATTER WHAT, they loved each of us how we were made, inside and out. We were never judged and always forgiven for …

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Chapter 3 | What Makes A Leader?

You will find that most of my humorous thoughts come in the form of one liners. When I am writing about topics, I tend to hit my deeper emotional side. Someone once told me that I “annoyed” them with my joy and confidence. I actually took it as a huge compliment. Why shouldn’t we live to our fullest in everything. …

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Chapter 2: The Box

What is “a box” to you? Now some of you may think of it as something you live in. Maybe you have a dirty mind or maybe it’s something you use to store things. For me when I think of my childhood I often think of a box, a refrigerator box actually. I grew up in Eastport in Annapolis. We …

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Introducing The Tall Cheese… Colby is Back!

For as long as I can remember I have had people suggest I write a book. Honestly I live a very normal life so I don’t quite understand it but I do love to share my thoughts so I figured what’s the harm? Even if nobody ever reads it I will enjoy writing it. Now writing a book on any …

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Thanksgiving Message From Tales From the Chair

Thanksgiving is upon us and I can’t think of a better thing to write about then the glory of what truly is, Thanksgiving. Usually I have just seen on tv the struggles of those affected by natural disaster, but the last month I have seen firsthand with my own eyes what it can do. Hurricane Sandy took a huge toll …

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Tales From the Chair Returns!

Most of you know I am a Sergeant with the OCBP and supervise the south end from the Inlet to 20th street. For many years I supervised the area between 50th street and the Clarion hotel so coming down south has been a whole new adventure to say the least! It’s two months into my job and I would like …

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And So It Begins | Summer in Ocean City MD

I can’t believe Memorial Day weekend is upon us! I feel like I just went Christmas shopping or celebrating Valentine’s Day with the man (DB)! With the summer season now here I felt it a good time to write about some things that you and your family can do to stay safe while visiting our beaches here in Ocean City, …

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