Odd new birthday tradition

This past weekend I turned 33 and one of the things everybody asks me is “what did you do for your birthday?” The non-intrusive answer is “spent time with the family,” but the real answer is – I got sick. And so did Meg. And so was the baby. It’s oddly becoming a bit ofContinue reading “Odd new birthday tradition”

Color blind?

During one of our favorite weekend rituals (a cup of tea and watching CBS Sunday Morning), I came across this report that I really found interesting. I thought you might too: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50137957n (sorry. WordPress won’t allow me to directly embed the video, but please give it a click and a watch) It’s amazing to seeContinue reading “Color blind?”

Back to work

Today has been tough. It’s been my first day returning to work following the arrival of our little guy. I knew it wouldn’t be easy, and I understand the necessity of it, as being without a job and an income is not exactly helpful to my wife, or my son. So, there is an inherentContinue reading “Back to work”

Extra, extra, read all about it

My wife recently had a dream. In it, she says that we ended up having a little girl, and that as she got older, she decided she wanted to be a journalist. In the dream, she says this caused an incredible rift between the daughter and myself, as the many years in journalism professionally madeContinue reading “Extra, extra, read all about it”