April 21st, 2015

Quickie: Cow Anus

Nope… we were not coming up with Heavy Metal Band names… we were talking about food.  The boys watched an episode of Anthony Bourdain’s “Layover” series which lead into a discussion about different kinds of food. At one point we pointed out that we are fortunate to be able to go to the supermarket and [Read More…]

February 26th, 2015

Quickie: Who wants a “crapy Dad”?

So my kids have an e-mail address they can use to e-mail my wife and I, their grandparents and various aunts and uncles.  It has been an interesting experiment little experiment, and  all-in-all it has been a fun way to work on spelling, grammar, and punctuation.   Apparently it is also impacting whether I am  a crapy [Read More…]

January 6th, 2015

Quickie: Feminine Charms

Last night my wife commented on how my oldest’s hands were cold, so he came over to put them inside my hands to warm them up.  They were indeed cold… and so I told him that I thought he got his circulation from his mom who also gets cold very easily. Which led to this little [Read More…]

December 12th, 2014

Quickie: Big Dung

The only context I can really give you for this one-liner is that during breakfast my 10 yo and I were having a debate about whether gum remains in your stomach undigested for many years or not.  This is how that debate ended:   “…and back then I didn’t really have big dung yet.”

October 13th, 2014

Quickie: The Elephant

In a recent writing prompt my youngest had to describe an elephant to someone who had never seen one: “Gray and big. Has a big long tusk and trunk. A tusk is a sharp white and cool thing that is like a spike.  A trunk is a long snowt that is gray. p.s. Go to a zoo [Read More…]

August 31st, 2014

Quickie: A Bit of Plague

This was the conversation between my boys on the way home from errands yesterday: Youngest: Hey you need to brush your teeth today. Oldest: Why? Youngest: It looks like you have a little bit of plague on your teeth…

February 19th, 2014

Quickie: Robots

9 yo: I know one good reason for having a birth certificate to prove you were born.