Welp, we at the Hartley house had a hell of a weekend. Three days of hard labor, topped off with a little terror and a trip to the hospital. After 2.5 years of having a child in the house, our “stuff” has exceeded our capacity. We can’t throw anything out, you see, because we’re going […]
I just need to put this out there, for what it’s worth. Our two-year-old went out for his first real trick-or-treating in our neighborhood this Halloween. He came back with a giant load of candy, a huge, exhausted smile, and an odd little plastic bag that held a couple of pieces of what as kids […]
Winning: Randomly whipping up a venison and swiss chard ragout with a mustard/turmeric wine base and serving it over a chicken and pumpkin seed faux risotto bodged out of minute rice and vinegar. Losing: Trying to convince your two year old to eat it!
Let me tell you about the love/hate relationship I have with Troy, my adopted hometown. I spend a lot of time here, and I really love it. I love the people here. I love the art and nerdiness that abounds. I love the actual Victorian architecture that is just everywhere (including in my own, endlessly […]
So at twenty months of fatherhood, I’m taking a step back to review. I had planned this to be a fluffy little romp through some funny thoughts, but as it turns out, there’s a lot of much more important stuff to talk about! (And some pretty funny thoughts). To start, I have to wonder how […]