Life

Hey, there, ‘lil guys

Sitting out on our back patio tonight after a quick storm raced through the area  (leaving the air outside 10 degrees hotter and roughly 3000% more humid), I just happened to peek at our peppers. Lo and behold, after weeks of seeing naught but blooms and the occasional wee sprouts, I found some things growing. […]

A Monday Haiku, Threatening Great Expense

Front door needs replacedPut off for many moons, nowAdulting brings tears

This Is Not The Day You’re Looking For

I keep thinking today is Thursday. It’s not; it’s Wednesday. That’s unfortunate, too, because Thursday usually means wrapping up the week’s homework with the kids, looking forward to “casual day”, and, if I’m lucky, designating it Beer and A Movie Night.  Wednesday, on the other hand, means baseball practice, more homework, taking the recycling out, […]

RIP, Your Purple Highness

I’m as shocked and saddened as everyone else. But even after having most of the day to think about it, I don’t think I can put it any better than I did on twitter earlier. I’m not going to lie. Some small part of me really kind of believed that if ANYONE could be immortal, […]

A Day In The Life

I’d fully intended Monday’s post to stand as a sort of personal affirmation about the shift in my nightly focus away from binging on superheroes in high definition and towards kicking ass and taking names my own self, on my own projects. However, shortly after the post went up, it was pointed out to me […]

Replay From the Beginning

I’m sort of embarrassed to admit that for as much Netflix and/or Hulu as I watch, I end up restarting episodes entirely too often. Like, almost “on every day of the week that ends in –y”, too often. But that’s what happens when you fall asleep in front of the TV all the time. Well, […]

The Slow, Torturous March  to Parental Obsolescence, Part I

A few nights ago, after brushing his little, seven year-old teeth while wearing a set of colorful, seven year-old’s pajamas, my youngest son bounced up to me to make an announcement. The bouncing wasn’t a surprise, of course; when you’re seven, if your movement from place to place isn’t primarily bounce-driven, something needs a band-aid, […]

Because Friday Should Include Some Nonsense

I briefly considered writing something meaningful and profound today, because, if nothing else, I am the king of meaning and profoundness. Also, be thankful. For roughly 7 seconds, I considered using the word profundity in the sentence above. I think we can all agree, though, there was absolutely no call for any of that kind […]

Easier Than Three Sets of Lunges Everyday

I decided late last night – probably at some point well past when I should have been making decisions of any kind beyond that it was time to go to bed – that I haven’t been writing enough lately. Not just blog posts, but putting down words of any kind. So I said to myself, […]

Tuesday, November 3, 2015, By The Numbers

Hour Of The Day When I Realized I Forgot To Eat Lunch: 4