Monthly Archives: January 2015

I Was Raised By Feral Lutherans

Parenting is hard. Fun, but hard. Fortunately we have the examples of our own family to guide us, or at least the wisdom passed down from previous generations. Except when we don’t. Parents today can point to dozens of challenges … Continue reading

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The Bride of The Father of The Knucklehead, Part 3

So. Last week I wrote about my wedding, and The Knucklehead’s role as best man. That was a great party. The best part of that day (well, apart from the whole exchanging of vows and whatnot) was the bringing together … Continue reading

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The Bride of The Father of The Knucklehead, Part 2

So. As I wrote last week, I’d met and been smitten by a smart, caring, strong, and beautiful not-entirely-non-goofball. Astonishingly, she seemed to hold me in some esteem as well. And The Knucklehead liked her style, whether it was on … Continue reading

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Je Suis Charlie

Today, as a writer, I stand in solidarity with the brave souls of Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Those who were murdered died for the freedom of writers and freedom of thought everywhere. I honor your sacrifice.  You are remembered. Those … Continue reading

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The Bride of The Father of The Knucklehead, Part 1

In 2007, I fell in love. Love is a problematic enough condition to begin with. When you’re a single parent, what was once pleasantly disorienting becomes dizzyingly so. Along the way, there had been dating, a few relationships, but all kept … Continue reading

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