How to Be a Dad

How to Be a Dad


Harry Potter and the Curious Cancer

Posted by on January 7th, 2015, under NOTEBOOK

I used to think life was a process of growing older and wiser. You put the puzzle pieces together, finding those intellectual edge pieces to the larger picture and placing them to make sense out of a 2,524,554,080 second blank jigsaw. Boys, take care of yourselves. Before you can't. I lost three close family members […]

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IOUD, Part Two

Posted by on August 20th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

Continued from IOUD, Part One… It was 4am. Staring at my phone, waiting for a text from Avara. Finn flopped around in his sleep almost as much as my mind jumped from outcome to outcome. ‘Gonna rest a bit until doc comes in. You gotta sleep. So wish we were home.’ With that, I gently […]

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IOUD, Part One

Posted by on August 16th, 2012, under NOTEBOOK

I said, “I want to go beat things and run fast.” She said, “I just want to cry and go to sleep.” Growing up without a firm handle on my emotions was tough. I couldn’t put a saddle on them and ride them until they tired out. I didn’t know how to burn them into […]

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Don’t Make Me Raise My Son Here…

Posted by on July 11th, 2011, under NOTEBOOK

I just finished shooting a film with my good friend and fellow filmmaker, Noah Harald. If you didn’t know previously, I’m a professional actor in the spare moments when I am not writing/bleeding/eye-gouging for “HowToBeADad”. Noah and I have known each other since our teenage years in Northern California. If you had the good sense […]

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