If you’re looking for profundity, stop reading now. This post isn’t going to be earth-shattering or life-changing. It’s just a simple thought I had a few minutes ago. I was in the backyard playing with my wife and kids. It’s a hot day, but it was still nice to throw the Aerobie, watch my youngest […]Read more "A Simple 9/11 Thought"
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"
Last Wednesday I took my daughters (five and two) to a buffet-style restaurant. A fiftyish woman saw me carrying my two-year-old and holding my five-year-old daughter’s hand and asked, “Mommy’s night off?” I told her my wife was having a date with my son and that the two were just enjoying some time together. The […]Read more "A Post-Mother’s Day Thought"
My wife’s always telling me I should post more about myself on here. She claims not everyone is as fixated on Stephen King and Richard Matheson as I am. Could it be? So before I go to bed to read the final pages of THE EXORCIST, I’ll share something I do every day. Well, almost […]Read more "One Hundred Kisses"