There hasn’t been a weekend in recent memory during which I felt like more of a dad than I did this past one: February 7-8, 2014. Friday night was Maddie’s daddy/daughter dance event at her elementary school. I’d heard of events like this one from FaceBook, and I knew there […]
Happy Halloween !
Owen turns 5 in a few days, so we invited his preschool classmates to our newly renovated backyard Saturday for his choice of themed birthdays: pirates! In addition to a bunch of kids and parents I didn’t know, I got to see my friends Karen (whom I know from social […]
“What would you like to do for your birthday?” we asked her a month ago. “A unicorn party!” she exclaimed. I wasn’t exactly sure what this would look like or entail. So, I figured it meant putting rainbow-colored balloons and a unicorn balloon on our mailbox. And a “pin the […]