Driving to Rehearsal With My Foot in My Lap

Last night, as I was preparing to head out to a rehearsal almost an hour’s drive away, I stepped onto a toy, wrapped in a blanket, and shrouded in laundry. ┬áIt was a sharp and pointy gem of some sort, and I have lightly stepped onto one of them before to my great pain and […]

Sorry, I Have a Nervous Breakdown Scheduled at that Time

Okay, I’ll admit it.  It’s wearing me down.  This single parenting thing.  And I don’t even know what it is about it!  My wife is home on weekends, and the kids have, so far anyway, been in school during the daytimes.  The amount of time that I have to be “on” is not all that […]

A Claw in the Mouth is Worth Two in the Foot

My cats are, in general, demon felines spawned of malice and mischief and set forth on a mission of destruction aimed in my general direction, but recently they have stepped up their games and reached new lows, even for them.  As if the normal amount of clawing they normally inflict upon me was not enough, […]