Monthly Archives: July 2013

Expectations Versus Reality

So I had a whole list of things to do for father/son day yesterday. Here’s what we actually accomplished: Wore tank tops Watched boxing Tried (unsuccessfully, so far) to teach my son to throw a jab-straight when I say, “Wanna box?” Played roll the ball Scratched the cat’s head (me) and tugged on the cat’s […]

Dad and Son Day

Today my wife is going to NYC with two of her college friends. This means I am enjoying a little male bonding time with our little guy. Here are a few of the items on my to-do list. Wear tank tops Go fishing (buy fishing license [and fishing poles {and bobbers (and sinkers [and bait […]

Rambling Rants

It’s not the humidity, it’s the heat! And it’s making me cranky. I can’t even bring myself to compose a fully coherent post. Here are a few random thoughts about things that have bothered, are bothering, or will bother me. I’ve posted before about people giving us stuff, and it’s great. I love to get […]

Toilet Seat Down

Unlike Cale, the hero of White House Down (played by Channing Tatum), the coolest thing I’ll probably ever get to yell is “Toilet seat down.” I sincerely doubt I will ever have the opportunity or need to rescue my child (and, along the way, the President) from evil terrorists who are plotting world destruction. While […]