Category: Family

Number Forty-Four: It’s Only a Number

Number Forty-Four: It’s Only a Number

Hello? Can you hear me out there? [Tap-tap-tap.] How about now? [Screech of feedback.] Whoa! OK, looks like the mic is hot, and I can see that you’re all waiting with bated breath for my next monologue. So what’s the topic, you ask. Why, it’s my wife’s 40th birthday, of course! On one hand I … Continue reading Number Forty-Four: It’s Only a Number

Number Forty-One: Saturdays With Dad

Number Forty-One: Saturdays With Dad

Saturday. It’s the night for fighting, if you listen to Elton John. If that’s not your thing, John Travolta would happily take you out on the dance floor and “fever”ishly shake his hips to The Bee Gees. Perhaps you’re more low-key than that and would spend the evening with your feet up, watching comedy sketches … Continue reading Number Forty-One: Saturdays With Dad

Number Thirty-Five: Take a Bow, Moms

Number Thirty-Five: Take a Bow, Moms

As I wrote about in an earlier piece, there isn’t a more difficult or thankless job than being a mother. All too often the moms in our lives are busting their asses with little to no recognition for pouring their time, love, and energy into their children. On some level, it’s understandable: kids are kids, … Continue reading Number Thirty-Five: Take a Bow, Moms