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 True Story

Small Thing or Big?

Sometimes it’s the small things that make the biggest difference, especially for parents. I was reminded of that on Sunday when replacing our kitchen faucet, and then again by Canadian technology columnist and broadcast personality Carmi Levy in a Monday blog post. Estimated at 45 minutes, including removal of the old faucet, my job ballooned… (read more)

Dental Donuts

Sometimes, putting your foot in your mouth makes you look more human and approachable. At least, I hope that was what it did. This time, riding bicycles was completely off the table, both because of time and because it was raining. My son and I were running late for our usual weekly trip to the… (read more)

Who Disarmed My Personality?

Sometimes people just tell me things. Personal things. (Names have been changed.) I was lost and cursing to myself in the pickup truck’s cab. In the dark on a nearly deserted road, unsure whether I could trust the GPS unit’s attempts to re-route me, I pulled into a Storage Works driveway and called my wife…. (read more)