The snow was relentless, but Nola and I had places to go and people to see. Yesterday my office was holding a holiday lunch at a bar and grill about a mile from our condo and attendance was not going to be excused by bad weather. So we bundled ourselves up to the hilt and [...]
My childhood best friend, Sarah, sent us an amazing care package over the weekend that included a birthday present for me (Clinique for Men!) as well as Christmas gifts for the three of us. The morning of my birthday started off in a not-so-fun fashion, so by the time I got home from work and [...]
Today I turn 31 and, for the first time in my life, I got a card and present from my daughter.
And boy does she know me well - $15 in iTunes to keep us fueled for our days of dancing and making music together.
Wait a minute … who was that gift for anyway? Sounds like [...]
This time of year can turn a lot of normally semi-sane people into stark-raving lunatics. Devoting hours and inches of shoe leather to finding the perfect stack of gifts, traversing the country to spend time with family, holiday parties that leave the average Joe fueled by nothing but alcohol alcohol and sugar - the hilarity [...]
Fluffy white stuff might not mean a lot to most people - in fact, it’s usually a nuisance to anyone over the age of 12. But there’s a very special lady in North Carolina who loves the snow and never gets to see it any more. And ever since the calendar flipped to November, and [...]
Yesterday afternoon I walked to Starbucks because the coffee well had run dry. Nola gets up before 5AM every morning and that means I need even more coffee than I used to just to get through the incredibly long, busy, fun day. Tangentially, if anybody has suggestions for how to get her to stop waking [...]
My wife kindly told me that I was being neglectful of this here blog. She was right, of course, but that didn’t stop me from being defensive about it. The truth is, I’m a little tapped out right now. I’m going through a very busy time at work, trying to fit in all of my [...]