Tag Archives: Life

Pissin in the wind.

Life is that moment of peace on a Monday morning before the kids are up. It’s the burbling coffee pot, audibly intimate and aromatically arousing. Life is also that moment directly after the kids have risen from their slumber only to sabotage your tranquility with cantankerous gripes and spilled orange juice. It’s Cap’n Crunch crunch berries crunched under bare feet

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My kids are my super power.

Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider, Batman’s insanely rich parents were murdered in front of him and I knocked up my girlfriend when I was 24. Every superhero has a tragic backstory; this is mine. It was the summer of 2008. I drank a lot of beer but I also drank a lot of whiskey. Looking back, I

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This is the meaning of life.

It starts with a smile, an introduction and a pair of googly eyes. Two hearts beating a little faster than usual and and a shared connection that transcends any interaction you’ve ever had which fills you up inside like a balloon that might just float away into the sunset. It’s real and it’s powerful and while it’s the only thing

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The eternal adventure of now

Wander outside and take a moment to appreciate the power of now. Feel the warmth of the sun on your skin and feel the coolness of the breeze which carries with it the faintest scent of a rainstorm to the west. Hear the leaves rustle above where the birds are chirping peacefully. Feel your body relax and let your smile

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Defeat your doubt

There is much wisdom to be gained from hanging with your kids. They haven’t been forced to conform yet so their minds are free and their spirits are unbroken. Now, this is shakey philosophical territory because on the one hand I firmly believe in the value of being a functional, useful member of society and often times this entails having

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