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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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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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