Category Archives: Whimsical

Never Meet Your Heroes…

I had one of the most distasteful experiences of my life today. Not worst, mind you, it just almost literally left a bad taste in my mouth. I follow a number of my favorite authors on Facebook. Some have a lot to say, others just post when they are releasing new books and the like, […]

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Final Minutes…

A plague is upon the clan. It came first for the children, slowly turning them into foul fountains of noxiousness. My wife and I ministered to them for days, knowing what was to come. At last, it came for my wife. She soldiered on for many hours, but eventually succumbed to it, ensconcing herself in […]

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A Borrowed Musing on Fatherhood

From my all-time favorite poet… My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky; Contrariwise, my blood runs cold When little boys go by. For little boys as little boys, No special hate I carry, But now and then they grow to men, And when they do, they marry. No matter how […]

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Wise Old Sayings: A Facelift

As a business owner, home owner, dog owner, and now children owner, I have come to understand a great many things about life in the modern world. Based upon this vast experience, I have decided to update a few of the traditional aphorisms whose usefulness has begun to age out: “Necessity is a mother.” “To […]

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Frustration For The Win!

It had been a bad evening. Between little sleep due to a newborn, a long day at work, a three-year-old’s perfect-embodiment-of-an-upraised-middle-finger meltdown, and a previously house-trained dog’s homemade mud-wrestling-pit in the upstairs hall, my neurons were frazzled. Grumpy and resentful, I trundled the dogs out for their nighty walk, muttering and cursing to myself like […]

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