- Seattle, Washington,
- August 28
- I'm a middle-aged dad, clinging to my daughters' waning youth and my sanity.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Super Bowl XLIX: New England
vs. That Team From Out West.
January 20, 2015 02:45PM
- A Last Look in the Rearview.
January 06, 2015 06:42PM
- The Ballad of Trip Fallwell.
December 12, 2014 05:49PM
- Teaching Our Children the
Merits of Inactivism.
December 05, 2014 06:43PM
- Third Cousin, One's Removed.
November 04, 2014 02:38PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Lyle and Boa,
liking the Canadian
connection. Luke and Jon seam
January 20, 2015 05:42PM
- “For a little while after
my first kid was born, I went
little crazy whenever
January 09, 2015 08:56PM
- “Thanks, Jane. We can all
learn from walking a mile in
November 04, 2014 06:45PM
- “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
Reflections of a shallow pond's Links
- MY LINKS
When they put it/… Read full post »
Welcome to the first episode of "Amazing People I've Known, but This is the First Person I've Actually Showered With."
Today, I'd like to relate the story of Christian Peloza, a guy I've known since 1970,/… Read full post »
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…