Parenting

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 [...]

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 [...]

A Brave Farewell

April 22, 2016 // 25 Comments

I haven’t written regularly in ages. I haven’t had the urge. Even when I get an idea in my head for a post, a lack of motivation kills whatever ideas I may have [...]

If I Had My Way

March 6, 2016 // 16 Comments

My phone vibrated in my pocket. I fished it out, wondering who might be calling me so late in the weekend. The caller ID said it was my son, Baby B. “Hello?” I [...]