Regular Life

Regular Life

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

Posts filed under Parenting

Why I Probably Won’t Play With Your Kid

Note: I wrote this in 2010, when my son was barely six years old. This may seem heartless or callous to some, but it’s something I’ve been thinking about quite a bit lately. I enjoy hanging out with my son. Whether we’re building things with Legos, folding complex paper airplanes, or just exploring streets deserted… (read more)

A Dad Who Left Early

We lost a great dad this week. His name was Steve Caffey. When I first saw Steve, probably at Christmas in 1992, I thought, “Wow, that guy needs to wash his hands.” Then I learned he was a mechanic, and realized he probably had washed them more times that day than I would wash mine… (read more)

Dribble Dabbler

The last time I mentioned dribbling, it was because my baby son’s salivary control was practically non-existent. Actually, I don’t think I was blogging yet at that point, so I probably didn’t mention it. Consider yourself fortunate. Now, it’s all about repeatedly bouncing a basketball, slobber not included. Benjamin is eight years old for about… (read more)