Barnes and No-buddy, don’t do that!

From our last adventure of father-son bonding with dinner at Uno, the little monkey and I then headed to Barnes and Noble. The image in my head before we got there was of me sipping a coffee, while pushing him in the stroller, looking at children’s books and generally enjoying a calm night of booksContinue reading “Barnes and No-buddy, don’t do that!”

Declaration of a Happy Marriage

While cleaning my desk in our home office, I came across an interesting little item. When a baby enters the picture, so much of your focus goes into what it takes to be good parents, that it can be easy to forget about what it takes to be good spouses. Upon our return from ourContinue reading “Declaration of a Happy Marriage”

“Why am I such a misfit?”

One of my favorite things about this time of year is some of the movies and Christmas specials that are on television. There’s plenty of good, classic films to talk about, but last night I caught an annual can’t-miss, the 1960s Rankin Bass, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” I love the Rankin Bass stuff, whether it’sContinue reading ““Why am I such a misfit?””

Social Butterfly

I think my wife thinks I’m too social sometimes. The other half the time, I’m sure I come off as a recluse or a grumpy old man, but sometimes, just sometimes, I get a little burst of excitement from meeting new people. We just completed our childbirth class, and in it we’ve come across aContinue reading “Social Butterfly”