A Day in the Life

The Last Words

August 23, 2019 // 3 Comments

Over the last couple of years my mom and I had several disagreements, mainly regarding my youngest brother, who bled her dry financially. I explained to her several times [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Why I’m Angry

November 2, 2015 // 60 Comments

I knew all along that this ending was a likely probability. We’ve tried and failed so many times. I’m not sure I would say it wasn’t worth the try. I longed [...]

A Cavalier Goodbye

August 8, 2015 // 46 Comments

My longest relationship, aside from those I’m immediately related to, hasn’t been with a woman or a friend (or even a man), it’s been with a vehicle. My [...]

Accidentally On Purpose

June 4, 2015 // 32 Comments

Accidentally On Purpose (complex adjective) – when you attempt to do something and end up doing something completely different instead So I was having a serious [...]

I Got A Letter

May 30, 2015 // 29 Comments

I haven’t really spoken about it here, but the news has surely made its way around: fellow blogger Grayson Queen passed away. I don’t know the details, and [...]