Month: February 2016

25 Reasons Why Raising a 3 Year Old is Like Having a Drunk College Roommate All Over Again


The late nights, the loudness, the curious smells, the paralyzing headaches. No I’m not reminiscing  about my wild college days. I’m talking about this ordeal known as parenthood. My son, Dylan is currently in the throes of the dreaded “Terrible 3’s”. The cantankerous stage of childhood development that convinces parents that they are feeding, bathing and padding a college fund […]

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Getting Schooled By My 5 Year Old


Cindy and I decided today, a mild February afternoon, to take the kids up to the local park.  So the kids mount their bikes and Cindy inflates the basketball and challenges me to a game of Around-the-World and of course I accept. At the park we offer Haley (7) a dollar to watch Dylan(2) on the playground so Cindy […]

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A Vulnerable Man


Last week a former student, Owen C., posted a nice message on the Write on Fight on website. Owen congratulated me on the website and then he wrote something that hit a nerve, something I had to respond to… “You’re not afraid of having emotion. You’re not afraid of sharing. You’re not afraid of being […]

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5 Life Lessons Bruce Springsteen Has Taught Me


Dear Reader, While writing  “It’s a town full of losers…” it occurred to me that I had a lot more to say about Bruce Springsteen. Aside from his musicality– the way the pianos and horns and guitars and drums collide, making music that can be heard yes, but also felt on a very visceral level– […]

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What is WoFo?


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