Regular Life

Regular Life

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

Origin of Phrases

That’s a true statement (and other sayings) I try not to judge people by the words they use, because I sometimes catch myself using annoying phrases. There’s a guy within earshot up here at work who keeps saying, “That’s a true statement,” and I’m about to throw my Tangle over the cubicle wall at him…. (read more)

Silent Talking and Ben’s New Swing

Saturday I found out that the in-laws had bought Ben a swingset as a birthday present. His birthday was about a month ago, before we were settled into our new house. Paul brought it over, boxed up, on Sunday morning at about eight. He and I worked on it until about noon. The instructions were… (read more)

Marble Slab Creamery

If you’ve never been to the Marble Slab Creamery, and there’s one near you, then you should go. It’s not just an ice cream shop with several hand-dipped flavors and fancy waffle cones. When Shannon, Ben, and I first walked in, we thought that. I sampled the banana flavored ice cream, and it was very… (read more)

Clock Him in the Snotlocker

I’m not a violent guy, and the last person I punched probably was Christopher, in the 3rd or 4th grade. We had been arguing over who should get the most money after we had walked the highway for about four miles picking up aluminum cans. He was right; his father’s primer of beer cans gave… (read more)