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My daughter, Clara, turned seven on Monday. Tomorrow we host a birthday party for friends and family.  I was telling Clara stories about the day she was born, and this story came to mind, which I wrote about at the time (to Clara) and thought I would share here. It’s a testament to my wife’s ability…

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Peanut butter and tunafish sandwich I despise mayonnaise. It’s a terrible, evil substance. But as a boy, my mother still fed me tunafish sandwiches, despite my hatred for the mayonnaise typically used on such a sandwich. Without mayonnaise, the tunafish was dry and constantly fell from between the two slices of Wonder bread, making me…

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Episode 12 of Boy vs. Girl features unintentional and accidental recordings of conversations between myself and my ch-host, Rachel Leventhal Weiner, about such issues as when you should get married, the proper level of aggression in a poker player, and whether or not women would ever want a stay-at-home husband.  Rachel experienced a death in…

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My three year-old son discovered his mother’s heartbeat today. He calls them “heart beeps.”   Don’t you dare correct him. 

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I wrote this seven years ago today, upon the birth of my daughter. Today she celebrates her seventh birthday. Such a big girl._______________________________________ Our day began yesterday, at 11:53 PM, when you mother awoke me from twenty minutes of glorious sleep to inform me that her water had broken. In fact, it was still breaking…

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