Dadcation

Last weekend, I saw Yacht Rock Revue cover The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” album at Variety Playhouse, at it was awesome.  Before they did that album, they did Pink...

The next suggestion from the “642 Things to Write About” book is this:  “the worst Thanksgiving dish I ever had.” This may appear to be a question avoidance...

I was introduced to Pepto as a teen who’d consumed too much candy one Halloween.  My mother produced it to silence my whining about frequent trips to the...

Our end goal was my sister-in-law’s wedding near Boston, but I wanted the trip to be something to look forward to, and it’s hard to look forward to...

The above is a picture of my first car; it was nicknamed “the digger” because of its proclivity to drive through yards and dig ditches.  I’m 3rd from...

A few months ago, I sent an email to a couple friends from high school about planning a trip together sometime this spring or summer–the year all of...

On July 16, the oldest child in our house turns 8.  This shouldn’t seem like that big of a deal.  It’s still single digits.  Our state and federal...

Before I was born, my parents lived in Charleston, South Carolina.  Dad flew C-141s there, and they had a boat and several sets of wooden water skis.  Dad...

I’ll forever remember Father’s Day weekend 2014 as my first experience as a bridesmaid (or, bridal attendant, as I was referenced in the program).  The groom was a...

Know what the best part of Friday night was when you were a kid?  This: Know what the best part of whenever-the-heck-I-want-it-to-be is?  This: Because I don’t have...