I Am Jack’s Defensive Strategy

I have to admit to a certain delight in seeing a one year old attempt to go toe-to-toe with a tall five-year old.  It’s so damn bold that it’s almost heroic.  It reminds me of the George Carlin observation about the single weed growing through the crack in the sidewalk.  It’s a thing to be …

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I Am Jack’s Magic

Life, she is in session.  I gotta tell ya I’m pretty happy about this whole being a dad thing right now.  Jack is going to be 5 at the end of the month.  Charlie is 14 months old.  I’m on the upper end of my thirties and I’m pretty much tired all the time.  There …

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I Am Charlie, Jack and George.

It has only taken a year, but a flow is starting to be established.  What was once a whole lot of chaos is, slowly, being reorganized into slightly smaller piles of color-coded chaos.  That way I can easily keep track of what chaos needs to be taken downstairs and thrown into the washer and what …

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I Am Jack’s Elementary

Hi there. It’s been a minute or two since I’ve been here.  A whole lot has happened in that time.  I know have a four-year old (almost five) and a ONE YEAR OLD.  Charlie turned on last Thursday.  I cannot believe how quickly the time has flown by.  He is breaking every boundary that Jack …

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I Am Jack’s Freedom

We live in amazing times.  Amazing, weird, fantastic, troubled, joyous times.  Let us sit upon the grass and tell sad stories of the deaths of kings.  Or at least of the pending impeachment of Presidents. It’s kind of hard to sit and write when you’re leg constantly feels like it’s vibrating from your Washington Post …

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