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As I entered the gym, a woman who I know only slightly approached to say hello. After a moment of small talk, she said, “I just love how you don’t care what you look like when you come to the gym.” I think she was trying to be complimentary, but I’m not so sure.

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My wife made this for our daughter today. I thought it was creepy as hell. Our babysitter agreed. Thankfully, my daughter didn’t even recognize it as a face. She just started eating.

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My daughter has called me “Dude” more than once over the past few weeks. I apparently use this word far too often.

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Yesterday afternoon, I participated in a panel discussion on the Huffington Post’s online television network, HuffPost Live, about the appropriateness of teaching young children to refer to parts of the body like the penis and the vagina with anatomically correct terminology. The conversation was initiated as a result of a blogger who wrote about her…

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My wife is a tolerant, fair minded person who rarely finds a reason to become angry or displeased. She has no hate in her heart, and few things cause her to become angry.  However, there are a few. 1. Aliens. In truth, she is frightened by aliens, but this fear leads to genuine anger when…

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Last week I posted a list of 30 Real Reasons To Be Grateful For Living in response to a similar list of vague, insubstantial, meaningless items. It turns out I might be a bit of a Nostradamus. Three of my reasons to be grateful for living may have already come to pass. Item # 5…

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Mitt Romney: “When I was a boy, I used to think that becoming rich and becoming famous would make me happy. Boy was I right!” I know this video was recorded in 2005, and I know that the former Governor was trying to be funny, but could someone please inform Mitt Romney that he was…

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My daughter’s baby dolls celebrated Baby Teddy’s birthday this evening. In a disturbing turn of events, Baby Reindeer, a staple in my daughter’s menagerie of stuffed friends, was served as a reindeer-shaped birthday cake.  On the bright side, she may finally be ready for the apocalypse.

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I have a friend for whom everything seems to work out fine regardless of the circumstances. No matter the trouble he may find himself in, the universe invariably intervenes and saves his skin. The most frequent example of this takes place on the golf course. Whenever he hits a golf ball into the trees, the…

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Earlier this week, I joined a panel on the Huffington Post’s online television network to discuss the appropriateness of children attending funerals for deceased friends and relatives. Here is the video of our discussion:

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