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Jason Motherfucking Kottke

Frightened now of our child’s adolescence, as if we weren’t before

Lately we have been sprinkling magic fairy dust into Leta’s food to help combat her constipation. It’s called MiraLax and looks suspiciously like artificial sweetener. MiraLax has to be taken with food which is all sorts of frustrating since we told the doctor that Leta doesn’t eat food. He nodded and said, “Sprinkle this on [...]

King Chuck

Final photos from Amsterdam

I have finally finished uploading all the photos I took in Amsterdam to my flickr account, lo these four weeks later. I personally think these are some of the best photos I’ve ever taken, and I guess it didn’t hurt that the subject matter was so unbelievable that it practically took the pictures itself. You [...]

Ruby

Our friends Pat and Rebecca came over last night to watch the finale of “Project Runway” where we witnessed the future of fashion: DYNASTY! They brought their almost three month old baby girl, Ruby, who sat in my lap the whole time so that I could smell her head. Unlike Leta who at Ruby’s age [...]

When a repressed urge becomes the worst case scenario

One afternoon last week Jon and I got to go to the gym together, something we rarely get to do anymore because someone has to stay home and prevent the kid from wrapping every surface in the house with toilet paper. When we do workout together I view Jon’s company as a valuable motivator particularly [...]

Looking back, a year ago today

Meet-up in Austin

I have received dozens of emails from people asking whether or not I can get them into my keynote conversation at SXSW on Sunday afternoon. The answer is that I couldn’t even get the Avon World Sales Leader into the panel if I wanted to, that’s how serious they are about you paying for a [...]

Reading

Queserasera — Switch “I was very wary to cross this line, convinced that once I owned an Apple product, I’d have to start typing all in lowercase, wearing scarves indoors, and listening to a lot of Belle & Sebastian. I’m aware that this is my own skewed stereotype, because about 90% of the people I [...]

Early morning view from the porch