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All Grown Up Now

Apr 26, 2018

In this episode the family makes the move to Oklahoma City, and descends into a vortex of domestic violence.  There were bright spots, though-Ken has his first boy crush, and has a life-changing revelation at the hands of Miss Ann.

The episode ends, with Ken drawing a hard line with Mark about the domestic violence he...

Apr 19, 2018

When Mark admits to Ken over the phone that he is getting beaten regularly, Ken expounds on the evils of domestic violence.

As an example, in this episode and the next, Ken will tell Mark, and you, Dear Listener, about Miss Ann's second husband, and the domestic violence he experienced by watching the two of them.

Apr 12, 2018

In therapy, Ken looks at the similarities of Mark to Miss Ann.  They look at her bad decisions,  depression, and the used-car salesman who boondoggled her out of the college money.  As amusement, we get to hear about how Miss Ann wins the "Stand By Your Man Award" for 1977 in the process!

Apr 5, 2018

He sat on the edge of my bed, and I asked him if he had died the day before.  He said that yes, he did, but wanted to come back to tell me everything would be OK.  This is his story.