February 14th, 2013

Quickie: Show and Tell and Wasted Recess (How my boys view love)

Last Night at dinner my wife and I were telling the story of how we fell in love (…awwwwwwwwww). As I concluded my 8 yo decided to tell us about how he fell in love with a girl 3 years ago in Kindergarten- 8yo – …You know she’d always pick me on Show ‘n’ Tell [Read More…]

Photo by FabioHofnik on Flickr - used under a Creative Commons licence

February 13th, 2013

Life Lessons: 10 Things I Want My Kids to Know

I started thinking about New Year’s Resolutions at the beginning of the year, specifically what I want to change about myself, what I want to do more of, what I want to do less of, and what I want to do differently.  As I have considered what lies ahead in the new year and my [Read More…]

October 18th, 2012

Quickie – My Friend the Sperm

This one is courtesy of my wife… If you are a Facebook friend of hers… then this is no surprise to you… I saw this posted by my wife and I can’t help but share, because this is just par for the course at our house.  My wife and my oldest were discussing who loved [Read More…]

May 27th, 2012

On 12 Years of Marriage

Twelve years ago today I married my wife.  It has been the greatest adventure I have ever undertaken.   I owe a great deal of  who I am today to the influence of this amazing woman who actually wants to be with me.  I love waking up next to her in the morning, I love [Read More…]

January 30th, 2012

On Love from a 1st Grade point of view

Love is a struggle as any sane person will tell you…

It is however fun/funny to see love through the eyes of a 6yo here is the conversation I had with mine:

April 7th, 2008

On Chaos and the Birth of the Cosmos

This month I want to focus on creation myths, in honor of the creation of this Blog/Anthology. “At the beginning there was only Chaos, Night, dark Erebus,and deep Tartarus. Earth, the air and heaven had no existence.Firstly, black-winged Night laid a germless egg in the bosomof the infinite deeps of Erebus, and from this, after [Read More…]

March 24th, 2008

On Easter Egg Hunts and the Best Way to Spend My Time

I love Easter, I love the rites of spring, the renewal of life, the warming of the weather. Here in sunny Southern California you might think that it is always summer here (I know because I did) but this week we took a big turn. It warmed up considerably and it really brings to mind [Read More…]