Archive for the ‘Dad Stuff’ Category

Little Cars, Funny Hats, and Men Wearing Lipstick?

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Dylan went to the doctor earlier this week because his knees point inward when he is standing straight, the medical term is Valgus of knee (knock kneed) as opposed to Varus of the knee (bow leggedness).  Our regular doctor referred to a specialist who took some xrays and then referred ...

New Car, New Games

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Im not sure which came first, the new car or Dylan's insistence on playing I Spy with everyone.  Jaedyn has been playing it for some time, recently when she's been going through her beginning shpeel "I spy with my little eye something colored..." he's been piping in with "MY TURN" ...

Bad Santa – A day at the Mall

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2003

No, this is not a movie review and has nothing to do with the recent film starring Billy Bob Thornton. This is about what happens when grumpy old men get fat, grow a beard and decide to take a job as a mall Santa. We went to a local mall this ...

Where did the Time Go?

Friday, October 3rd, 2003

Wow. I can't believe it's been a month since I last posted. I have thought of many things I'd like to write about, but the idea of sitting down and typing it all out just exhausts me sometimes. I have some excuses, want to hear 'em? Good. First, I came ...

Back from Surgery

Thursday, May 29th, 2003

I finally had my back surgery on May 7, and came home May 12. I still haven't been terribly motivated to use the PC much. I'm in bed a lot of the time and trying to use the laptop is somewhat complicated and uncomfortable. I'm not yet able to sit ...

Why I Love Kellog’s

Wednesday, March 26th, 2003

Pop Tarts, Eggo Waffles. 'Nuf said. Every day at work, right around 3pm, I like to have some pop tarts. My favorite is the Frosted Brown Sugar and Maple. I used to adore the Frosted Dutch Apple, but I haven't seen those for years. And Eggos with lots of butter, and both ...


Thursday, March 6th, 2003

I had a Dr. appointment yesterday with a spine surgeon. He looked at my MRI films, pointed out the large herniation and the "edema": around the disk, and recommended I get surgery. However, he didn't suggest the discectomy that I had two years ago, instead he told me that I ...

Why I Love Being a Dad #245

Wednesday, February 26th, 2003

Liam is feeling much better. He's so awesome I can't even tell you how much I love being a dad. Just the way he reacts to me when I walk in the door is so incredible. I look forward to it all day long. I walk in and say, "Hey ...

The Dad Chronicles

Friday, February 21st, 2003

"The Dad Chronicles(The Dad Chronicles)": has become one of my favorite blogs to read. If you've never ventured over there, you should. Yesterday's entry is priceless. " ": (There's profanity in his post, but it's part of the story.)


Wednesday, January 8th, 2003

I've decided the best thing about being a dad is that I'm allowed to kiss my son whenever I darn well feel like it. He has this rattle that is made up of these interchangeable links that connect to a square body that has a head that is supposed to ...