We were there for the perrenial-6-months-late annual check-up for my oldest girl, the Bear, age 10. What? We forgot to schedule it around her March birthday one year and are, thanks to insurance company policy, doomed to be forever off-schedule. The Mouse, age 7, was there too of course, a […]
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I’m one of the modern dads concerned about the sexist and misogynistic imagery in advertising and in pop culture at large. I worry about the accumulation of tiny sights and sounds as it relates to my daughters well being and, also, as they relate to how dads are perceived in society. […]
Do you like Billy Joel, Ben Folds and, also, the beeps and blips of modern pop music? Well boy o’ boy do I have a band and a new album for you to hear. I’ve long been a fan of Jukebox the Ghost, a District by way of Philly trio, […]
A quick bit of background here. The Schuylkill Tree Monkeys is an original poem that follows no known poetry format. Or maybe it does, I dunno. This crazy little poem should be read aloud in the style of a Dr. Seuss book. Making exaggerated arm motions is not only 100% okay, […]
The wind doesn’t expect the trees to remember every gust blown through it’s leaves and the sea would never hold it against a rocky coastline if the majority of its waves crashed and were forgotten. Should you travel with young kids? Should you travel with your very young children who […]
It was called husky back then, but I was what I was: a fat boy who rarely saw the sun. Years before websites, blogs, and vanity url’s would become actual things, the furnished basement of my parents suburban home was my domain. And a Nintendo gaming system with a protruding […]