Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Oh, Camilla

My friend Cami got to attend the lunch keynote at Alt Summit a week ago and demanded that Jon take a photo of us looking “dashing.” I think I’m more “doubtful.”

When a repressed urge becomes the worst case scenario

(While Jon and I take some time to unwind on a beach very far away, I’m reposting some content from my archives. This one was originally published on March 08, 2006.) One afternoon last week Jon and I got to go to the gym together, something we rarely get to do anymore because someone has [...]

Charles loves his damask

I bought this dog bed because it’s virtually indestructible, except neither Chuck nor Coco have any interest in using it (I forced them to sit here for the picture). However, Leta and Marlo? It’s like I brought Disneyland to the living room. Kids are so dumb.

Saturday morning

Indulgent breakfast, building blocks, coffee, an episode of SpongeBob on the DVR, everyone in their pajamas. Perfection.

Sundays they camped and read and prayed (and then told fart jokes)

(While Jon and I take some time to unwind on a beach very far away, I’m reposting some content from my archives. This one was originally published on June 23, 2005.) While bathing Leta a couple nights ago I broke into Mormon Hymnal Recitation and regaled my precious babe with a children’s propaganda song. My [...]

Itty bitty

Kitty! I have a feeling this is going to be the subject of one of his darker poems.

Peek-a-bobo

Marlo loves to wear Jon’s ski cap over her head so that it covers her eyes, and then she’ll walk around in circles bumping into furniture because she knows it makes us laugh. It’s moments like these when I can forgive the endless string of, “NO! NO! NOOOOOOO!” Learn a new word, KID.

On the ride home Jon asked if I was going to write about this and I was all, how could I not?

(While Jon and I take some time to unwind on a beach very far away, I’m reposting some content from my archives. This one was originally published on March 28, 2005.) While clearing off the table after Easter dinner with my family Aunt Lola suddenly stopped halfway to the sink. “My worst nightmare,” she announced, [...]

Daydreaming

… of warmer weather. And the return of squirrels.

Art of the pitch

On Friday morning I spoke at the Alt Summit here in Salt Lake City with Neil Chase of Federated Media about pitches from large and small businesses: what to look out for, what to expect, and what to demand. I thought the panel went swimmingly and learned a lot from Neil when he took what [...]