Stop the clock, I don’t want to get old

I am afraid of getting old. A few weeks back, my wife’s grandfather turned 92 years old and in honor of that rather impressive achievement, we took the baby with us to pay him a visit in the nursing home. This is where I need to be completely up front and honest – I don’tContinue reading “Stop the clock, I don’t want to get old”

“We thought we had lost him”

It all happened a week ago today. I don’t think Meg or I have ever had moments as terrifying as the ones we experienced last week. I don’t know how more bluntly I could put it other than, we thought our little man had left us. For me, it was Friday night and I hadContinue reading ““We thought we had lost him””

Exit, Stage Right

Before our son was born, my wife and I were very active in community theatre. Heck, that’s even how we met, both cast in the same show many, many moons ago. We were both, whether separately or together, in usually two shows a year, but devoting a lot of our time to the theatre whereContinue reading “Exit, Stage Right”

Take a look, it’s in a book

We all want to know what’s going on inside the minds of our little ones, I’m sure. Lately, though, I have been especially curious when it comes to the look on our little guy’s face as he flips through books. I know I write a lot about (perhaps ad nauseam) how important our nightly routineContinue reading “Take a look, it’s in a book”

(Turn and Face the Stranger), Ch-Ch-Changes…

A lot has been going on lately and life has been a bit in flux. Last Friday, after more than seven years in the journalism business, most of those in broadcasting but print before that, I left the news business. As of this week, I am jumping into a brand new career in the realmContinue reading “(Turn and Face the Stranger), Ch-Ch-Changes…”