Monthly Archives: September 2016

Bread and Butter Dreams

Wednesday, September 28th 2016   “Sorry guys but we are NOT going to make it for breakfast,” I say, driving the kids to school.  “How about some bread and butter?” My 5 year nods in excitement.  Pulling the butter dish … Continue reading

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You Guys Can Go Ahead and Kiss Now

  Sunday, September 25th 2016 Alas we have found a parking spot and cut the engine after a slightly stressful, maritally typical commute wherein the hubsand is at the wheel and the wife is backseat driving from shotgun.  We are … Continue reading

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Plain Jane Saturday

Saturday, September 24th 2016 I’ve been desperate for life to slow down and have NOTHING HAPPEN for a while, so I could catch my breath.  And maybe stop taking so many damn photos all the time.  Thankfully this particular Saturday … Continue reading

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Standing Restored – Yes He Did

Thursday, September 22nd 2016 Picking up from Taekwondo, Angst and the Creative Process, and to answer my mom’s question “Well did he write the letter?” Yes he did finish it. Without much fuss at that.  And sealed it in an envelope. … Continue reading

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Taekwondo, Angst and the Creative Process

Wednesday, September 21st 2016 So bummed my last post about this got vaporized.  I must tread delicately here to avoid betraying my Dear Boy Child. Here is the time last week when I misgauged the time of his class (it … Continue reading

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Flamly Routines & Expectations

September 2016 Sometimes parenting requires you to be a hard ass, such as when adjusting back to school, and especially when you have a child being a smart ass.   So here FWIW is the current stab at growing a pair and … Continue reading

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Political Corruption 101 with Zephyr Teachout

September 2016 I hope everyone gets a chance to see these three incisive minutes about how Washington D.C. “works,” by Zephyr Teachout: Political Corruption 101 with Zephyr Teachout [3:39]:

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