Category: Purely Personal

No. Just…No.

  (An actual conversation last week while hanging out with my two youngest at Chick-fil-A. The name of the little punk juvenile delinquent has been changed because I can’t afford a lawsuit.) Haven (four years...

Sticker Shock

There are certain things prenatal and parenting classes don’t prepare you for. Oh sure, they cover the basics, like childbirth (“Husbands, get out of the way and let her do her thing. Whatever unhelpful...

Ctrl Alt Delta

Last week I found myself on a Delta flight. Not “found myself” in an Eastern mysticism type thing, but…well, you get the picture. We’d been delayed at the gate (page 42 in the Delta...

Sent.

Over the last few months our family has charged headlong into a series of firsts. Our oldest, Jacob, has naturally been the one to break us in on the first-time parents thing in just about...

From Death to Life

  As weekends go, this one was huge. We celebrated my oldest son’s high school graduation on Friday, and my dad’s 75th birthday on Sunday. Both are big milestones. Both were worthy of a...

Flashback Friday: Graduation.

Flashback Friday: Graduation.

Surreal. That’s the only word that can describe the feeling in our house today. Our oldest…our firstborn…the kid who made us parents will be walking across a stage tonight to get his high school...