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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Archive for August 2010

Not Quite Rollerball

3480 It wasn’t as rough as I expected. I don’t think anybody bled a single drop, and only a few times did anyone slam to the floor. I attended a roller derby for the first time on Saturday night, and it happened to be championship night for the Dallas Derby Devils league. In this league… (read more)

Benjamin Waxes Poetic

My wife went through a large stack of papers and projects our son brought home at the end of first grade and found these poems he wrote. Heart Pump Pump Pump Mimry (memory?) in my heart Love love love I love my heart Mrs. Kenely (his 1st grade teacher) I like her I like her… (read more)

Gator Crunch

The alligator’s nostrils and eyes poked up through the water’s surface as the beast lay in wait for its next meal. Just 20 feet from us, it was as still as the glassy water. “I’m going to get a picture just to show J there are alligators here,” J said. “Sure. Me, too,” I said… (read more)