Happy 78th Birthday to the GOAT. The Greatest Dad of All Time. And the Greatest Grandpa of All Time. Whether we are on vacation or at a water park or on a road trip or giving hugs or playing cards or celebrating a new house or helping a grandson get his license or watching fireworks […]
Number 4 Is A Teenager
Number 4’s birthday is the day before mine. Hers is on September 17th and mine is the 18th. We started a birthday tradition kind of by accident on Number 4’s 7th birthday. And ever since then, we’ve had a birthday “experience” together. She skips school for the day and we do something fun. This year […]
Today is my grandma’s birthday. I’ve been thinking about her a lot in the last twenty-four hours since the Skillet Throw and knowing it was her birthday the next day. My grandma was not perfect. She was kinda judgmental and a little bit of a racist in a super naive and ignorant way. But she […]
Fastest Fourteen Years Ever
Fourteen years and six months ago after polishing off a bottle of wine and a pack of cigarettes by myself, I took a pregnancy test. I have no idea what prompted me to do this or why I even had a pregnancy test at home in the first place. It was positive. I was drunk […]
Happy Birthday. Plain and Simple.
Yesterday was Number 5’s birthday. And it was Number 6’s birthday. We didn’t have a big party. But we did celebrate. We had ice cream cones for lunch. In our bathing suits. And we made a mess. And we were psyched. We went for a swim. Although playing in the dirty water that backwashed out […]