21
JUL
2016

Adoption Quest, 3. No Diving In The Gene Pool

When I was in high school, I dated a sweet, shy, super smart redheaded girl for the bulk of my time there. I took her to two proms, gave her bales of flowers, and supplied her with enough chocolate to jumpstart diabetes. I thought I was going to marry her. In fairness, I thought...
17
NOV
2014

K&S – Hair Twirling Nightmare

Kicking and Screaming: Tales from my losing battle with Fatherhood.  K&S Pt 3   I haven’t been completely honest with you. No, not about not wanting kids. That I’ve been completely honest with you about. I don’t want kids with the same intensity that a soldier in a...
13
NOV
2014

Kicking and Screaming – Mother Munchkin

  Kicking and Screaming: My losing batter with Fatherhood.  Pt 2. Mother Munchkin.    When Mother Munchkin showed up to drop the child off with us, she did so in a frazzled furry. She was late for work, which she moaned about the need to keep doing now that she was a...
12
NOV
2014

Kicking and Screaming

Kicking and Screaming: Losing the battle with Fatherhood.   What I’m about to tell you involves hormones and women and life goals and parents and sex and money and assholes, and if you keep reading you’re probably going to be offended. If you’re one of those people who...
14
DEC
2013

Death Tease

#notabaseballblog My parents, card carrying members of the baby-boomer generation, are presently getting ready to put their parents, “the greatest generation,” into the ground. My god, the books I could write on the many, many theaters of war they’ve seen tours...
19
APR
2012

How to be Awesome at Baseball. Part 1.

I do baseball lessons in my down time. It’s what you do when you’re a former baseball player and you’re bored, and you’re tired of watching kids do it wrong. I see a bad delivery on a kid and it irritates me like crooked picture frame. Working with young baseball padawans also...