“Spirit bird she creaks and groans she knows she has, seen this all before she has, seen this all before. Slowly it fades. Slowly you fade soldier on soldier on my good country man. Keep fighting for your culture, now keep fighting for your land.” —Xavier Rudd Trials and Tribulations Why is being a father so hard?… Read more SPIRIT BIRD
“What is found in the effect was already present in the cause.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein The Original Mascot Years ago I drew a character for the now defunct Sweep Magazine based loosely on Yosemite Sam from the Looney Tunes cartoon franchise. I didn’t pay royalties for the idea, but with $10 in hand, I… Read more YOUPPI!
“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” ― Herman Melville It’s All A Dream James Altucher recently tweeted “How To Make A Billion Dollar Company From Scratch” and the graphic is someone holding an American billion dollar bill. It’s the poetic American Dream. Last night I had a dream that I… Read more CHICKEN SCRATCH
“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ― Winston S. Churchill Enter The Registrar Yesterday Calissa and I took Hunter and Sawyer to junior kindergarten registration. It was not an emotional experience, no more than bringing them to a gymnastics class or a music class. My heart is settled on… Read more BREAKING DAD
“Fred, you next,” the plump woman said. “I’m not Fred, I’m George,” said the boy. “Honestly, woman, you call yourself our mother? Can’t you tell I’m George?” “Sorry, George, dear.” “Only joking, I am Fred,” said the boy and off he went.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Boys Don’t Cry If… Read more “JUST A LITTLE BIT”
“What can I tell you about the alchemy of twins? Twins are two bodies that dance to each other’s joy. Two minds that drown in each other’s despair. Two spirits that fly with each other’s love. Twins are two separate beings conjoined at the heart!” ― Kamand Kojouri The Peril of Two Being a twin father is tough. Maybe slightly less… Read more DATE WITH MOMMY
“Weeping is not the same thing as crying. It takes your whole body to weep, and when it’s over, you feel like you don’t have any bones left to hold you up.” ― Sarah Ockler, Twenty Boy Summer A Day In The Life of A Serial Killer Working outside is great even if it means… Read more BABIES FOR BREAKFAST