Month: April 2017

I Eat 3 Filet-O-Fish Sandwiches a Year . . . Whether I Want To or Not

Bears know when to hibernate, fish know when to shed their skin, and cats know when to use the bathroom in your suitcase (well, mine does). Nature has equipped¬†creatures around the world with an internal clock to know when to do IMPORTANT STUFF. I’m no exception.¬†Nature has given me an invaluable gift – the ability…

Wrestling with Writer’s Block

There was a time when, quite smugly, when I would laugh when I read about or someone told me they were suffering from, writer’s block. I didn’t laugh out loud. Instead, I would have a concerned look on my face and nod gravely, much like a doctor listening to the symptoms of a patient. But…

Learning to Shave

“Dad, I think I need to learn how to shave.” I had known those word were coming in the near future. I had noticed that my son had something growing on his upper lip that was something a little more noticeable than the residue of chocolate milk. Now keep in mind, this is coming from…

The Kool-Aid Kid

My kids love Kool-Aid. Let me rephrase that. I WISH my kids love Kool-Aid. Oh sure, they’ll drink it from time to time. But my kids, being typical kids, want all those bad drinks. Stuff like, water. Or maybe milk. And oftentimes they want a . . . are you ready for this . .…