this happened.

definitive proof that my child is a diphyodont instead of some type of alien species:


her creativity is boundless.

i told maddy to go outside & play while i made dinner. i came outside 15 minutes later to find her dressed in cowboy boots & a cowboy hat, playing tee-ball with a tee she made out of a shoe box & a suction cup arrow (she punched a hole in the shoe box with the scissors, then jammed the scissors in the box to keep the tee upright.)


later, i asked her how she came up with this idea and she said, “i’m an artist daddy.”

(i really love this kid.)


one week + two days

before we count

another 25th off

of the calendar.

my child,

the person

who has helped me

through, has

made me me,

has made me whole,

she needed me

last saturday.

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17 years ago today.

17 years ago


i went on my

first date with


and today,

maddy and i

learned how to ski.

(she’d be pretty fucking proud of us).


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