Category: Funny

April 5, 2017 / / Funny

In my family, the desire to cook extravagant meals skips two generations, apparently. My mom was more of a “functional” cook, let’s call it, than a fancy one — my dad and I always ate well, but Mom was mostly focused on efficiency rather than splendor. Lots of four-ingredient, 40-minute…

March 31, 2017 / / Funny

I never had a lot of pre-childbirth jitters about whether I’d be able to pull off fatherhood the way a lot of guys do. Sure, I knew that being a good parent would be hard and time-consuming, but I figured it was nothing I couldn’t handle. Granted, at the time…

March 23, 2017 / / Funny

My kids are all children of divorce. They didn’t ask for it, but that’s the way it goes — more than half of the time, it seems, judging by the oft-repeated numbers about more marriages ending in divorce than end in death doing you part. That means they have more…

March 17, 2017 / / A Night In The Life

At our house, we get leprechaun visitors in the early morning hours of┬áSt. Patrick’s Day. They’re like the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy — they sneak in when the children are asleep and do their secret business. But while those other three visitors come bearing gifts,…

March 10, 2017 / / Funny