Monthly Archives: December 2010

Inventory

“Where’s that blue string?” The question sounded simple enough, but when it came from the older one, I knew there might be hell to pay if I could not provide the correct answer. I knew right away what he was … Continue reading

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Release the hounds!

It was 7:24 AM and the bus for downtown was due in about 6 1/2 minutes. Despite being ill, I knew I had to make it to the DMV. Getting a new license had become paramount to my survival as … Continue reading

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Tree Farmer

The boys were too excited to wait any longer. And truth be told, my wife and I were too. This is the first Christmas where both boys are aged in the “magic” years, between about 2-7. The age when everything … Continue reading

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wreckage

“Dad, can you help me put this together?” The 4 1/2 year old I live with poured a small arm load of plastic pieces at my feet. At once, I recognized the color and familiar shapes of the once proud … Continue reading

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