Category Archives: Fambly

22 minutes and 25 seconds

That's how long it took me to wash the dishes tonight. I know, because it took me exactly as long as the first 5 songs of U2's War album. You see, that's pretty much my relationship to music these days—how … Continue reading

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Expert Opinion

So we're driving home when I realize I've forgotten tortillas.  "Well…rats," I say.  "What, Daddy?" asks the senator from the back seat.  "Oh, nothing, punkin," I say. "Just…well, I kinda screwed up what I bought for dinner."  She's silent for … Continue reading

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I Love Tax Day

So a couple writers have new editorials about taxes. Friend of a friend Steve Almond's is here. And here's one from a writer named JK Rowling. And while I've had my issues with some of her other writings, I have … Continue reading

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Like Foul-Mouth, Like Son

So. It will not come as news to anyone who's spent more than a few minutes around me, sans children, that verbally I tend to, well…get a bit carried away. I know, and yet. I've had drunken sailors say to … Continue reading

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A Little Too Late

So because I am the very epitome of the patriotic American, I took the Rose to Target this President's Day, since nothing expresses my admiration for GeoWash and Honest Abe like handing over many many many pieces of paper plastered … Continue reading

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Favorite Time of Day

Usually I only get it on Saturday and Sunday, but thanks to the glory of Paternity Leave… I pick up Senator Smoosh—or, as she demands to be called this day, Ladybug—and we go in search of today's naptime book to … Continue reading

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Without You

So Top Management and The Baby spent the night in the hoffel last night. Which, given that she'd, you know, pumped out the equivalent of a small bowling ball a few hours before, made sense. I suppose. But did she … Continue reading

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