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Dear Geeky Father of What I’m Sure Will Turn Out to Be My Equally Geeky Daughter,

Happy Birthday. This one is a big one, and although I’m excited for your future, it was kind of nice to be be in our thirties together even if only for six days. In the years we’ve been together I’ve come to understand that I have a responsibility to you when it comes to what [...]

Fantasies of the recently-turned elderly

Yesterday afternoon we packed up the kid and headed to Grandma’s. The 20 minute car ride the the only period of time during the entire day when her mouth wasn’t conveying outrage at the human condition. “What is wrong with her?” Jon would ask, frustrated that we couldn’t do anything to alleviate her agony, my [...]

Beware: Unbearable cuteness below

Happy Four-Oh, Armstrong.