Category Archives: Dad, how to be one

Snooze Your Own Adventure – Part 2

When we last left our tale The Child had just conjured up three legendary heroes: Bededdee the Wizard, Bolenarrow the Elf, and Strong Don the Fighter. The story begins with our three heroes meeting at an inn when they overhear … Continue reading

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Snooze Your Own Adventure – Part 1

The Spouse and I take turns putting the The Child to bed. This is a fair and balanced system designed to give each other a break from pleading with our daughter to “just go the fuck to sleep.”  I was, … Continue reading

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Magic – The Gathering

We’re getting together this week with family for my brother-in-law’s wedding. I’m not entirely sure what is going on in this photo but The Child proclaimed, “I will now read the words,” and then I took this picture. Captions please.

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The 900lb Gorilla

My family moved to a new city. Someday soon I hope to chronicle the misadventures of a cross-country relocation but for now I only have the strength and time to offer periodical glimpses into our new existence. Part of the … Continue reading

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We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Broadcast…

I’ve had a long day chauffeuring and playing and running errands. During the drive to bring The Spouse home from work, The Child is singing about making sure “all the singing ladies,” “have a ring on it,” as loud as … Continue reading

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I’m Sale-ing Away

We’re moving. All the way from this part of the country here to that part of the country waaaaaay over there – all the way to the coast. I want to write a post about how I’ll miss all the … Continue reading

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Toe Be Or Not Toe Be, That Is The Question

Give me one reason why I shouldn’t have my toenails removed not only from my body, but from my life. I spent the majority of my years 12-25 wearing steel toed boots, which to the uninitiated means I more or … Continue reading

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