This is part of an ongoing series about fatherhood as I prepare to become a dad. The previous post can be found here. Early on in the pregnancy process, I had to come to grips with a hard reality: I needed to pull more weight around the house. Before the little life began in the […]Read more "Turning into Dad: The Servant Side"
After recently self-publishing a book of poetry, it awakened in me the desire to try and write poetry more often (as opposed to a handful over a decade). One poem I wrote shortly after President Trump’s election was the one below. People all over social media bewailed how unsafe they felt, whether rightly so or […]Read more "Poem: Unsafe"
A few years back I bought an old copy of Homer’s The Odyssey (not to be confused with Adventures in Odyssey) because I felt like I should. It’s a classic, after all, and I should read it. Also, it was only 50 cents. But since that time it sat on my bookshelf unread. I tried once or […]Read more "When Daddy Gets Home in Homer’s ‘Odyssey’"
Last year I wrote a post based on The Scarlet Pimpernel, but I found the book so rich there was another theme I wanted to discuss aside from the one I handled in that previous post. I figured in this “month of love”, it’d be appropriate to write about it now. That said, I will also […]Read more "Honesty in Marriage and ‘The Scarlet Pimpernel’"
As I await fatherhood later this year, I plan on writing special posts in which I weigh certain thoughts that come to mind about being a dad. I’ll call this series Turning into Dad. You can read the technical first post here. It was Thanksgiving weekend and barely a couple weeks after learning we were expecting […]Read more "Turning into Dad: Miracles and Mercies"
‘Tis the weekend before Valentine’s Day and hopefully you have something sweet and romantic planned for your sweetheart. In case you don’t quite feel in the mood yet, I’ll share with you a little love song I wrote! This was written early last year when my wife and I were going through a rough patch […]Read more "Song: Piles of Dust"
It’s February and that means it’s the month of love! We’ll start off the lovely festivities with a story about a wedding. Yes, it’s time for another College-Time Mystery. The Grungers reunite to celebrate a wedding. But their detective skills are called into play when the bride goes missing! Enjoy! ——————————————————– Will You Marry Me? […]Read more "Story: Will You Marry Me?"