Growing Up, One Change at a Time

I’m sad today. This weekend, it really hit me how quickly Peanut is growing up. Sure, there are signs of the little boy in him, but it’s the little changes I’m having a difficult time dealing with. All of a sudden, his adorably cute buzz cut is no longer the right one, his foot is […]

Getting Out and Voting

Ah, Election Day. The ballots. The flyers. The ageless polling station workers. Seriously, they are. It’s like the polling station is the real life Cocoon. But we did our civic duty and voted. I didn’t vote for every office on the ballot, because frankly, I don’t think there’s a big risk if I can’t distinguish […]

Midday Fatherhood Ruminations

It was a lifeless, vapid meeting. You know the kind. The ones that crush your soul without any effort whatsoever. I had one of those today. And as I looked out the window, watching the rain come down out of a bleak and dreary sky while someone droned on and on about something nobody was going […]