Monthly Archives: August, 2017

The Second First Day Of School

Today was my daughter’s first day of first grade.  I wrote about her first day of school last year.  I reread the post because I was curious how this year compared to last year.  Last year, I wrote about my feelings of guilt associated with sending my daughter to school.  I’m happy to say that […]

Descent: A Dragon Ball Story- Chapter 1

Hey everyone, This is the first chapter of a story I’ve been working on for a few weeks. It’s a Dragon Ball fanfiction, which means that while knowledge of Dragon Ball will help you to understand some of the layers to the story, I’ve tried to write it in a way that both fans and […]

Bad Poetry Day

Today, August 18th, is Bad Poetry Day.  Apparently, it’s a day for people who don’t do poetry to give it a go.  I don’t do poetry as a rule.  But, I did write and publish a poem a few years ago.  Bad Poetry Day got me reminiscing. When I say I don’t do poetry, I […]

Damn It, I Want Another Kid

“By the time I’m 39, Gabriel will be 18 years old. I’ll have my whole life ahead of me!” That’s been my rallying cry for over ten years at this point- part retroactive justification for having my son at such a young age, part reality. Raising my son and then being free to take my […]