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Regular Life

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

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It’s Finally Time

Many of my friends, even a few I respect, have given in to it, but there’s still part of me in disbelief. I know there’s no real shame in it, and I know that it’s increasingly common. After years of denial and vain attempts to hide it — holding out hope that the myth of… (read more)

First Best Friend (excerpt)

I sat in Mrs. Davis’ second-grade room, probably working on math problems, and noticed a classmate’s pencil moving in rapid, jerking motions. Ever curious and seeking any excuse to talk, I peeked over his shoulder to see what the brow furrowing was all about. His right hand worked his trusty No. 2 pencil on a… (read more)

Painting Pair

In the past week we painted several walls in our house without calling 911. That’s more than my wife can say about the last time she undertook a major painting project. You see, Shannon and her mother were painting Benjamin’s nursery prior to his birth. Colors carefully chosen to match the Whirlygigs theme, they masked… (read more)