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, … Continue reading This Is Not The Day You’re Looking For

A single night off, and fixing The Phantom Menace with…baseball

It's a miracle, I tell ya, a datgummed miracle!  I never thought I would see the day dawn, but here we are:  tonight, after my rush-hour traffic commute, I get to stay home. Let's all say that again, together. I. Get. To. Stay. Home. No baseball games. No dance classes. No summer camp sign-in lines. … Continue reading A single night off, and fixing The Phantom Menace with…baseball

Everything you need to know about life can be learned from little league

Image via Wikipedia Just a scrimmage, the coach's email said.  Saturday morning at 11 o'clock. How bad could it be?  A small spot of time in the sun on a crisp, spring morning watching the Puddinpop play a lil' of the ole national pastime would be a pleasant way to start my Easter weekend, right?  … Continue reading Everything you need to know about life can be learned from little league