A New Year

Last year, I got into a pretty good habit of writing every day on here. Even if I missed a day, it was because of an assignment that I had to fit in during my lunch time hour(s). It was a good schedule for me. I forced myself to be productive. But the end of …

Fathers and Christmas

A little over a year ago, a close friend of mine suffered through a rapid descent and death of his father, a man to whom he was very close. This friend, over numerous lunch break cigarettes and happy hour drinks, could talk for hours about his dad: From anecdotes about his accolades as a father …

Election Day

This morning, Tuesday the 8th of November, is Election Day. I will share nothing of the importance of voting. I won't implore you to go fulfill your civic duty. I won't plead and bargain about exercising your right to democracy. Polls in Massachusetts opened at 7 a.m. When I woke up this morning, as with …

Apropos of Nada

On the Barstool Sports network of podcasts, there is a podcast called The Podfather, which is three of their staff writers, who have children discussing what I think to be an under-represented form of media: fatherhood. Don't get me wrong. Dads get their say. Plenty of fathers have written, blogged, been recorded talking about being …