When you were born Feb. 20, I was elated. A lot of things ran through my mind at once when I thought about you, mostly pride and a plan to travel the length of the country twice in a weekend to see you.
My pride has only deepened in the six days you’ve been here, especially since I heard you’ve already peed on your mama.
My plan didn’t happen, but there’s another one in the works and we’ve been officially introduced on FaceTime.
Since I wrote to your sisters shortly after they were born, I thought I’d try to write down some things you might need to know about life.
Continue reading “Life tips for my nephew”
I sat in a mall food court yesterday afternoon.
It was the first time I’d darkened the door of the mall in a while. I’d planned to people watch, because it’s just about the only thing suitable to do in a mall while you patiently wait for a woman to finish shopping, but something was off. Continue reading “Musings from the mall”
I had been on the road just shy of a week, and gone hundreds of miles through four states when we stopped to eat breakfast at a place called The Bear Trap. Continue reading “About travelers”
The photo above is the cover of the paper’s special 2014 football section, which is one of the reasons I have been lacking in the blogging department lately. Continue reading “Back to the blog”
There has been a lot of sports talk on this blog lately so I thought it might be time for a short post complete with some of my not-sports-related random thoughts. Continue reading “Random thoughts for the day”
The first day of my trip to Birmingham was great, and it provided me with an opportunity to do something I don’t normally do. Continue reading “I’m just a fan”
In honor of Monday’s “How I Met Your Mother” series finale, I have “suited up” my blog.
OK, the change really came about because it’s spring break, no one is at school, no teams are playing games yet today because a deluge is falling from the sky and I am stuck in the office.
While I try to make a decision about whether to take my lunch break, I have compiled a list of three things I’m looking forward to when the rain stops.
Continue reading “It’s raining, but my blog has suited up”