How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad

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Remembering

Posted by on May 28th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

My sons, Cody and Max at a war memorial, 10 and 8 years old, 2008. At first I thought they were making fun or at least making dumb. Sometimes it’s hard to tell with kids. Let me explain. We’d just moved and I was using the pools of green on the navigation system’s map to […]

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On Mother’s Day, My Wife Just Said… #59

Posted by on May 14th, 2012, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

My wife just said everything without needing to say anything. She gave me the Mother’s Day Look. The one that says, “Um. It’s Mother’s Day. Please rephrase what you just said.” -Elizabeth   – Previous “My Wife Just Said…” 

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Something Weird This Way Hops

Posted by on April 22nd, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

I love Easter. I remember the delight of waking up to that castle of wicker and crimped plastic grass, surrounded in its cellophane force field, protecting its treasure trove of candy and grocery-store-grade toys. But, having kids gives you perspective. What was once a bright-eyed bunny made of chocolate can start to look creepy and […]

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