Category archives: daddy stuff

Pick Me

Pick Me
My second short story has been published, and this time it's in the Saturday Evening Post! Which really blows my mind because the Post, aside from being the longest running magazine in America, has such an iconic roster of contributors, most notably two of my heroes, Norman Rockwell and Ray Bradbury. Click the picture above and check it out. Be sure to comment on t[...]

Early bird

It's about 5:30 in the morning. Still dark outside, and the coffee won't start brewing on it's own until 7. I'm up this early because I have a men's group that meets down the street at 6 on Fridays, where we talk about being dads and husbands, about God, and what's going on in our lives. The reason we meet so early is so that it doesn't take away from time with our fa[...]

The Drain.

So tonight I watched the water drain out of the tub for the first time since I was a kid. I think. At least I don't remember watching it for a long time, so I'm assuming it probably happened quite a long time ago. Tonight we gave Sebo the option to take a bath or to not, and he chose to not. He loves baths, so I was a little surprised, but it was no big deal. When [...]

Two Days.

Sebo loves counting down the days until something happens. It's his way of understanding the passing of time. He will ask, "Am I going back to Granny's house in three days?" He understands the phrases soon and in a little while. He gets it when we say we have to leave at 8:45 so he has to start getting dressed at 8:15. One of his favorite Christmas presents was this l[...]