Category Archives: Fatherhood

a head full of haiku

Saw aquarium show / fancy tanks reignite love/ for fish-keeping fun Fish tank Degobah / fish and Jedi are the best / maybe I’ll build one. Our fish, Tiny Steve / grew up, now Medium Steve / soon to be … Continue reading

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Future Day

Tomorrow is future day at Katie’s new school (daycare till actual school-school starts after Labor Day). For future day kids are supposed to dress like the career they want in the future. Which is great if you want to be … Continue reading

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ThanXmas 2017

We celebrated / ThanXmas with my family / gathered together We rented a strangers house / but soon it felt just like home Katie and I relax / Climb on top of uncle Mark / Girls watch together Morning sunrises / a … Continue reading

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my day

The Commute. Driving man thinks / thinking while he is driving / his eyes on the road thinking about the future / thinking about his writing writing he must do / writing he wishes to do / writing out his … Continue reading

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42-32-22-12-2

On the occasion of my 42nd birthday, I thought I might reflect slightly on the last 40 years. Specifically, what I was doing on my birthday at 42, 32, and 22, 12, and 2.  Those years have been transition years.  … Continue reading

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Smokey and Snowball, my forty year friends

Another silly story about stuffed animals, who happen to be my oldest friends in the world, Smokey and Snowball A mismatched pair of grizzled old bears Tell stories, tall and long Of days gone by Where adventure was nigh With … Continue reading

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Christmas Early, Christmas Late, Christmas Right on Time

Christmas Early, Christmas Late, Christmas Right on Time Our families are important things and visit them we must. Christmas early, Christmas late Christmas thrice for us! We arrange our schedules as best we can between thanksgiving and the new year … Continue reading

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