Mood lightning

Running around the street of Petaluma at night is always an adventure. I’ve never much liked gyms, and even though I’ve joined several I’m always looking for an excuse to…

The wolf

When I was little, you said I was afraid to look out my bedroom window into the night forest for fear I would see a wolf with glowing eyes staring…

Scary monsters

My daughter and I decided to see who could draw the scariest monster. The plan was to not see each other’s drawing till after they were done. Hers melted my…

Sayings

I used to think the saying “I wish there were more than 24 hours in a day” was silly. 24 hours works just fine. Then I had a second kid.

Tides

Things move fast in the Bay Area. I keep hearing about how the rate of change in technology is accelerating and I can’t help but feel as though I’m being…

Three states

At dinner tonight I asked my daughter if she knew the three states of water. She gave me a blank look. I helped by telling her two of them (solid…

Origins….

The name of this site is probably the first thing I should explain. A while back, my wife and I were playing on a rope swing with our then 3-year-old…