Going Out to Dinner

I think I’m about to get a table at a restaurant at which I’ve wanted to eat dinner for a long time.  It’s a really (REALLY) exclusive restaurant, and from what I’ve read, their entire staff is beyond top-notch, their food is best-in-class, and you’re basically guaranteed an awesomely excellent dinner that will make you […]

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This is Parenting

So, it’s mid-morning…breakfast is over, and it’s not lunchtime yet. You’re hungry, and there are three leftover hotdogs in the fridge. You start to microwave one and one kid yells “whatcha making I want one!” from her bedroom. Your spouse yells “you can’t just make YOURSELF a snack” from the living room. So then YOU […]

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An Exceptional Man?

I don’t consider myself to be an exceptional man.  Really, I don’t.  I’m a middle-aged, middle-class wage slave and suburban dad.  I feel that if I can do something, anything really, it must not be THAT hard to do, and that anyone could do it. Except…the more I see of other people – my contemporaries […]

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Frou-Frou in Advertising

I rarely watch live television anymore.  Most of what I watch is on one of the streaming services, and I binge-watch the crap outta things.  That being said, I have two weeks while my family is on vacation, and I’ve had the tv on…and I’m totally not used to watching commercials. More to the point…after […]

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Sam Suburbanite

I thought I’d try something new this time, so without further ado I’d like to present my first guest blogger.  Welcome Sam, everybody! Hi, I’m Sam.  I live in the suburbs and I love it.  We live in Bourgeois Springs, me, Mim, Bryce and Madison, and we love it.  We used to live over in Fox-Lyon […]

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