Big Pop

Today’s my grandfather’s birthday. He would have been 106 years old. I don’t have a lot of memories of him. We moved away when I was very young and I only saw him a handful of times after that. But the memories I do have are special. I wrote this […]

It matters.

After a busy, stressful month or so at the office and a full court press to get The Cradle ready, I was all set last week to write a longish sort of post to catch up and get back on a normal schedule again. I’d been walking around with a […]

Unclogging the Grate

Spent a fairly miserable time over the past few days, dealing with some sort of bug I picked up on Father’s Day — which was, conversely, a wonderful time out at Aurohn Lake with most of my favorite people. It wasn’t all food poisoning and friends, either. I acquitted myself […]

After the Ball is Over…

Friday night, I’m meant to connect up with all sorts of interesting and famous people. Seriously famous people. You’ve heard of them. But they ditched us. Alas. Which turned out just fine by me. I got to eat my first (and only) proper meal of the weekend and have a […]


It’s an odd sort of feeling to know that someone new is out there, somewhere, and that she’s a part of my family. And that I don’t know anything about her. Not a bad feeling. Just odd. There’s a new little girl out there that wasn’t there yesterday and, I’m […]