We went about sixty hours without electricity. It was about twenty degrees for a good bit of that time. And you know what? We were still pampered compared to most of the world. No, I’m not going to go on some earnest rant about how much we take things for granted because, well, you know […]Read more "Powerlessness"
Hey, friends. What up. Kids in the bath. Wife’s nursing an injured ankle. I’m awaiting tomorrow night’s Christmas tree/house-decorating lunacy. It begins with my crawling into what we call a knee closet, which is a more poetic (and anatomical) phrase for our tiny attic storage space. It’s part of the joy of owning a house […]Read more "YouTube Clip of SAVAGE SPECIES: NIGHT TERRORS, The Audiobook (and My Attic)"
…a pernicious and emotionally damaging condition. This condition is recurring, it is chronic, and for years I and millions of other parents have suffered from it in silence. That’s right, folks. I’m talking about Wet Sock. No, don’t make jokes. “Wet Sock” isn’t the name of a scene in the new Judd Apatow movie. It’s […]Read more "My name is Jonathan Janz. I am a parent. And I am a sufferer of…"