The plan for Saturday night was to have a date. Shani was getting back from Boston. I made a big pot of minestrone soup. We were going to open a bottle of wine, put our phones away, and hang out. But Shani came in like a hurricane. “So many people are texting me that they … Continue reading Rain Date
About Fatherhood (The Curse of Donna G’s Boobs)
This is the final and concluding installment of the Donna G Project. This project has been written to and for my boys. It was inspired by my wife’s friend Donna G and her experience with breast cancer. The final subject of the Donna G Project: fatherhood. - If you're a dad, and you take … Continue reading About Fatherhood (The Curse of Donna G’s Boobs)
Is Jack Thinking Bad Thoughts?
About 2 weeks ago, Jack shared a list he was making titled: Ways to Die. Here are some of his favorites: Jump into a pool full of sharks Get steamrollered by a hippo Tie yourself to the front of a bulldozer He thought the list was a riot. He even did some brainstorming with Alex … Continue reading Is Jack Thinking Bad Thoughts?
Book Review: October 1964 by David Halberstam.
(I read a crapload of baseball books. I’ll try and write a review for the non-baseball-nut.) I enjoyed the hell out of this book. It’s written in a readable, light novel style that has compelling characters and plot. It takes you through the 1964 season, which was the end of the greatest of the Yankees … Continue reading Book Review: October 1964 by David Halberstam.
X-Mas Letter to Jack
I wrote my kids and my wife each a letter this year as a Christmas gift. Here's the letter to Jack. It's germaine to the blog... My son Jack is a baseball fan. He goes on Google Maps and scrolls from city to city searching for satellite views of the baseball stadiums. His birthday … Continue reading X-Mas Letter to Jack