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Daybreak on the farm

The donkeys and chickens get up early. So did we. Beautiful morning. Here’s what it sounded like. You would think […]

Scars

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

A birthday night

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

Middle Age Malaise

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

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 […]

Driving Mister Dowdy

My oldest son has his driver’s license. When I think about my behavior once I was granted that responsibility, it […]

The wife..

  This is one of my favorite pics of my wife. And yes we are in a juke joint. And […]

Life’s Normal Road Trips

They might be whining like their bladders are about to explode, but they’re really just bored, or hungry, and they know I’m not stopping for anything short of a national emergency, so they wait until a rest area is out of reach, then lie about having to go to the bathroom so they can rape and pillage the candy aisle in some 7/11.

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 […]