Life

Faded Blue Genes

October 21, 2017 // 10 Comments

I walked into the dining room and saw a Wendy’s cup sitting on the table where my twins sat eating. I hadn’t been to Wendy’s that day, and Baby A had been [...]

21 Years

October 6, 2017 // 11 Comments

I didn’t know what I wanted to do after I graduated high school. I knew what I was supposed to do, though. I was to pick a college, bury myself in student loans, and [...]

The Never-ending Battle

July 30, 2017 // 11 Comments

I was a toothpick when I was young. I mean, skin and bones. You could count all my ribs if I had my shirt off. It wasn’t, unlike Baby C, due to being a picky eater. I [...]

The Confidence Paradox

June 17, 2017 // 33 Comments

The school I work for has a four man tech team. There are two gentleman who are responsible for training staff on how to use our technology. Myself and another person are [...]

Time Marches On

June 12, 2017 // 17 Comments

O’er the horizon the sun rises from sleep Seconds turn to minutes with nary a peep Everything is changing before your very eyes You can lose it all before you realize [...]

The Struggle

March 24, 2017 // 28 Comments

Being a parent is hard. At least, it is if you actually care about your children. It involves making tough decisions. It strains your patience. It cripples your style. Being [...]

Runaway Train

October 29, 2016 // 42 Comments

If we were having coffee you might raise an eyebrow at my SoCo and Coke. “I thought we were having coffee?” you might ask. To which I’d reply, “Coffee [...]

Make Mine an Irish

August 21, 2016 // 23 Comments

If we were having coffee I’d take my steaming hot cup o’ joe and apply a liberal dose of Bailey’s. It’s been that kind of week. If we were having [...]

I’m Not Okay

May 7, 2016 // 58 Comments

If we were having coffee I’d have to get a few things in order first. I’d have to grab my favorite hazelnut creamer and dump a generous helping into my steaming [...]