Okay, Pal. Here’s the deal. In exchange for the items listed below, I promise not to tell Mommy the following three things, okay? 1. That we pee in the yard every chance we get. We usually keep the micturation to the back corners where no one can see us, but everybody likes a little variety, […]Read more "To My Son on His Eighth Birthday: The Exchange"
I have a problem. Actually, I have a lot of problems. Everybody does. Some don’t admit it, but the truth of the matter is we all have our struggles and flaws. One of my many flaws is the tendency to mourn the passage of time. I do this far too much with my children. Essentially, […]Read more "A Thought about My Daughter’s Birthday Tomorrow"