Last Monday, my wife Roberta, our 8-month old son, and I were in a car accident. It was the other driver’s fault. At about the last possible moment, the other driver had attempted to pull out in front of me from a side road and make a left turn across my lane. Her transmission slipped, […]
This is going to be a very special Holy Week for me. At the end of it, I will be baptized, confirmed into the Catholic church, and partake of the Eucharist. Yahoo! To start the week off, Father Ken asked my family to be the Seder Supper family for today, Palm Sunday. We got to […]
I apologize before hand for the cat picture and story. It seems like a lot of weblogs have at least one entry about their pets. Here’s mine.
I was playing with my five-month old baby son this afternoon. He has a tickle spot on his chest near his arms and neck. He bunches up, smiles, and squeaks a bit with just a hint of giggles. I imagine there is a father in Baghdad playing with his son today too. And he is […]
My son’s spirit is an inspiration for me.
My two-and-half year old son broke his arm last night. He and I were running across the parking lot at McDonald’s because a kind lady had stopped and motioned us across in front of her car. I was holding his left hand when he tripped. His hand slipped out on mine and he hit the […]
My two-and-a-half year old son smashed his thumb while closing the toy box lid. He came to me whimpering about how it hurt. I looked over his thumb intently like a doctor, and then gently kissed it. I softly asked, “All better?” He replied with a smile and a yes. And then he went back […]
I turned 40 today. Up until three and half years ago, I was dreading this day.