On the first day of Christmas my toddler gave to me: A remote missing batteries. On the second day of Christmas my toddler gave to me: 2 nervous dogs And a remote missing batteries. On the third day of Christmas my toddler gave to me: 3 time outs 2 nervous dogs And a remote missing […]
I told myself he would drown in the stand water, electrocute himself with the lights or be crushed under the tree when it inevitably fell on him.
The open road. The windows down, an iced coffee in the cup holder and a bootleg Pearl Jam CD playing loud enough to push everything else out of my head. I’m driving, and I’m the king of the road. Like most Americans, driving is a personal experience. I am the master of the vehicle I […]
I am by no means a fitness buff, personal trainer or someone qualified to model Abercrombie cloths. What I am is 30, father of a 1-year old, and someone who ate a lot of pasta as a child. I try to keep myself in good shape, but it isn’t easy. Before my son was born I […]
Life is good. Or at least it is it would be if I were a toddler. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t have it that bad. I have a home, food in the fridge, a family that loves me and most of my hair. But still I can’t help but be envious of my 1-year […]
Having a child changes everything about you. It changes who you are, where you go, what you do and how you think. Some changes small; getting up earlier in the morning for example. Others like buying a bigger house or quitting smoking are much more significant. If you are in your 20′s and having your […]
I bought my home in Bangor a few years ago, in the late fall. In that first spring before all the snow was even gone I was out raking the esplanade. I felt pride in the fact that my front yard was the first on the street to be raked. By mid April I had the entire yard […]