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Speaking to Death

  My wife and I waited in a line that snaked down the church steps. We were there to pay […]

A Bunker in the Sky

  We took our Thanksgiving break with my wife’s family in Gulf Shores this year, where my in-laws own a […]

Vacation Truth

    When I go on vacation I always tell myself this will be the time when I get my […]

The Graduate

  (I wrote this last week prior to my son’s graduation.)     I was sitting on the front steps […]

The bride at jukebox 

The bride has been criticizing the bar juke box all night… Shes in charge now. Started with “Why Georgia Why”… […]

My Garden

I garden like I parent. I don’t follow the rules or stay within the lines. I don’t read the small […]

Sweet 16

Happy Birthday to the beautiful brilliant mess that is my daughter!

Mom’s Big Day

Marking a milestone with my mother in Covington, LA, last night… (Can you spot my “not so” mini me?)

Sunshine and a Nap

Our eldest took advantage of some unseasonably warm weather to get in the hammock, and catch some ZZZZZ’s…

Middle Age Malaise

A few days ago I got in the shower and accidentally water-boarded myself. I mean it. I was so tired […]

The Graduate

  (I wrote this last week prior to my son’s graduation.)     I was sitting on the front steps […]

Scars

When I was seven I had surgery on my right arm for a bone marrow infection. The scar looked like […]

Swimming with the fish(s)

“Dad, look what we won! Look what we won!” My twins were racing through the school, ducking around other parents […]

A birthday night

We walked to dinner last night with the family to celebrate the wife’s birthday. It is probably a mile or […]