Some days I just look at my daughters and I think, wow. It’s something I go on about endlessly and I know that at least some of my friends have to be tired of it. I’m one of “those” Daddies who just blathers on endlessly about his girls. How smart they are, how blessed I […]Read more "The Meaning of My Life"
I mowed the lawn this evening, and naturally it got me thinking. I love to mow the lawn. Though my front yard is a scant 12 or so feet from stoop to curb, and about 20 across, it’s my domain. A domain I painstakingly and laboriously care for. This postage stamp of a lawn takes […]Read more "The Simple Pleasures: Mowing the Lawn"
This is a thought that’s been cooking in my head for a while, which was triggered again when I wrote the other blog about my girls watching The Clone Wars. More than once, I’ve encountered people chastising the violence in the show, stating that it’s shocking to them that it’s rated TV-PG when so much […]Read more "Won’t Someone Think of the Children?"
Really quickly, since everyone loves to go all nostalgic about the year as it prepares to fly out the door, are my own 5 Favorite Memories from 2010. Because lists have to be in fives in my case (long story). This is in no particular order, just the five that stuck most with me. The […]Read more "One Quick Note Before 2010 Disappears Forever"
When Roo Bear woke up this morning, she was looking forward to a special treat at day care today. She’d been talking about it for a few days, in fact. It was called off because of two reactions from other parents.Read more "Overprotective Parents"
I’ve had reason over the last year to redefine some things in my life, and for many reasons I get very pensive around this time of year in the first place. It has nothing to do, actually, with the turn of the season which is coincidental. It has everything to do with the fact that […]Read more "Redefining Contentment"