Category Archives: Fatherhood

A Storm, A Mom and Daughter, and Some Candles

I haven’t written in forever, and hate it when that happens….The last three days here have been nearly 100 degrees, and just awful humidity.  Are you familiar with DC weather, so typical?   Then last evening we had a terrific storm … Continue reading

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Moving On

A couple of weeks ago, maybe a month ago, the whole school was in rehearsal for today.  Learning new songs, writing up speeches, memorizing the words, practicing the sentences, working on the choreograph (arms waving overhead), getting excited.  The preschoolers … Continue reading

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My B-Film Fest Weekend

This weekend was a score on the cult/bizarre/gore-fest/camp B-movies – this is what happens when my daughter is out-of-town and I have way too much time on my hands!  I’m now watching what could very well likely be the worst … Continue reading

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Hotline, Hotline, Calling on the Hotline….

It’s Sunday evening, and I’m watching Sam Raimi’s Darkman, after sitting on my favorite mosquito-less patio during an unseasonably warm Spring in Washington, DC, drinking a Port City Brewing Company, Alexandria, Virginia, Optimal Wit, which is a Belgian Style White Ale … Continue reading

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Out of the Office – The First in a Series of the “On the Road” Blogs

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 – Sunrise in Washington, DC The past month: calls were placed to register us with the U.S. State Department’s Safe Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP); to place a notation with the fraud and security unit of the … Continue reading

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Flies Flies Flies

Late last night I watched Buffy jab another demon in the heart with a cool red Gerber-like ax blade and picky (and wished I could get that thing at the local Ace Hardware).  As the slain monster disintegrated into a brown … Continue reading

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You Turned Four Today

  Last year, exactly one year ago today, when you woke up the first thing you said was, “Now I’m three.  I wanna be four!”  And today, just like that, you did turn four.  You said, “I’m four, but I don’t really … Continue reading

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