On my 47th birthday

Up front warning: I think this is the most self-indulgent thing I’ve written in the life of NuckolBall. But it’s my birthday, so I get to do what I want. Think of this post as a birthday present to myself. And It has been a strange present to unwrap, that much is certain. Turn back … More On my 47th birthday

About Streaking

Note: This post is part of the Donna G Project. This is written to and for my boys. My junior year of college, I wrote a play and got it produced by the student theater club. The play was 80 minutes of bad dialogue, but then at the end, one of the main characters commits suicide. … More About Streaking

On Popularity

Note: This post is part of the Donna G Project. This is written to and for my boys. My social life starts, ends, and centers on one thing: the Chief. So naturally, it is here where our story begins. We met in 2nd grade. I remember running into his mother in the grocery store and … More On Popularity

About My Mother

Note: This post is part of the Donna G Project. This is written to and for my boys. I will begin with the flaws, because they are glorious. My mother’s defining characteristic was her smoking. My mother was the best smoker in the world. Credible estimates have her between 4 and 5 packs a day. … More About My Mother