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July 16th, 2009 No comments

Last night, I finally made it to the local soccer game that the kids have been going to. And joined in… besides some of the kids from their soccer league, their coaches plus various older kids (high school and college) and young adults are there. Plus a few (ahem) “mature” guys, like moi.

Wow, I am out of shape.

But I persevered. Gasped for breath a bit, like an old John Denver song:

Breathin’ like a freight train
Don’t know when I’ll get up again…

One of the college guys was kind enough to ask how I was doing —


There was, of course, only one appropriate answer:

“Life is pain, Princess!”

Family Resemblance

December 6th, 2008 No comments
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June 27th, 2008 No comments

As of today, I am now the father of a (shudder) teenager!

God have mercy.

Seriously, happy birthday to Son #1! Thanks for both making me feel old and helping to keep me young all at the same time.

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A Homestead Daughter

May 28th, 2008 No comments

New blog! (OK, not that new, but I’m slow…)

Our friend Mary Lund is now blogging at A Homestead Daughter about her life as, well… it’s pretty obvious from the title, now isn’t it?

Slow Food

May 31st, 2002 No comments

David, unprompted, at dinner last night:

Mommy, these [hamburgers] are lots better than the ones from the drive-through!

Take that, McDonalds!

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