- Seattle, Washington,
- August 28
- I'm a middle-aged dad, clinging to my daughters' waning youth and my sanity.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Halloween Season: When Every
Day is Payday.
October 21, 2014 03:55PM
- It's Man Crush Friday!
October 10, 2014 01:54PM
- When Bad Thoughts Lead to Bad
September 18, 2014 03:01PM
- A Few Questions About That
September 11, 2014 05:20PM
- The Sweat Life.
September 05, 2014 05:02PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Lyle, I like the way you
think. It's a form
October 21, 2014 06:22PM
- “James, I've seen a few
clips of that crazy governor.
thought Maine was
October 10, 2014 05:31PM
- “Hi Jane,
I think I
misspelled it. It's supposed
October 10, 2014 02:06PM
- “Oops, sorry. I meant
September 12, 2014 12:55PM
- “Just T.,
remember trying to act normal
around two kids; can't
September 12, 2014 11:41AM
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How irresistible a headline is that? That question reeled me in faster than Scarlett Johansson wrapped in nothing but the sports section, and that question was posed on MSNBC.com the other day.
According to Oxford scholar, Francesca Stavrakopoulous (she'd have to… Read full post »
to the third installment of "Relatives of mine and their dangerous,
scary, disgusting, highly difficult and courageous
I can't believe how many of these people are sprinkled throughout the family along with the rest of us losers. While the majority of us make up life's vanil… Read full post »
I've always liked Safeway—the checkers are nice—some are funny, others almost jog to show you were the pickled pigs' feet stand(?). And since I've been doing the weekly shopping at the same store for two years now, I have become The Snakeman of Safeway.
Backtracking is… Read full post »
It&r… Read full post »
Larder? Gross. Anyway, it's not another manic Sunday, that's for sure. No football to watch, no soccer to coach, even t… Read full post »
It's about the power of spin, but also about allegations no amount of spinning can remedy.
For eight years, Chris Kluwe was punter for the Minnesota Vikings. Punter is the strangest position on a football team.… Read full post »
Still a couple of days to go, but are you already living in 2014? I'd say I am.
Before we trade in the old year for a newer model, hows about we take a little stock. Let's pry open the dented door of the station wagon that is 2013, and… Read full post »
I have to admit, I was fairly skeptical when my wife told me her plan. In fact, had I actually verbalized my feelings, I may have said something like...
"Yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt."Even twenty years later, I've not found a human being capable of turning…
I don't say this enough, but I'm a lucky guy.
And while I'm not really sure how the planets aligned this way,
I've got two brothers-in-law who have spent so much time in the
military, they're qualified to use the term "retired" after their
names and ranks.
I'm the squishy meatball… Read full post »
She was giddy, yet fretful."What if there's a huge yellow stripe after they take them off?"
I didn't reply; a non-answer is often the best answer. I craned my neck around and backed our rusted Kia onto the oil-stained asphalt, our faithful family steed again summoned to perform the lord's… Read full post »
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