New Ways to Enjoy Old Things

We unpacked the Wii, as promised, but I warned them that just because we had packed it away for a few years did not mean that it would suddenly start reading discs again. We stopped playing it because of the mounting frustration of inserting a disc and being told that we had not. What was […]


Nerdstock.  That’s what we voted to call our weekend.  It beat out other suggested titles such as “Nerdvana,” “Nerdfest,” and “The Conclave of Nerds,” as well as many other titles not suitable for printing in a family publication such as this one.  Like deer camp without hunting, like the Olympics without any sort of athletic […]

What My Children Thought of the Picture I Drew of Them

Lately I have been playing around with the look and the feel of this blog.  I have been trying new things.  I changed my logo (if one can call it that), and I started making graphics and posting them on the Tenor Dad Facebook page, mostly because it was fun and that’s why I do […]

A Well Rounded Child

Sometimes I worry that my children are going to be too much like me.  I mean, of course they are going to be somewhat like me, but really what I hope is that they can take all the best parts of me, plus the best parts of everyone else on the planet, and become some […]

Lady Gaga vs. Super Mario

Many of my friends went to see Lady Gaga in concert last night.  Many more of them wished they could have seen Lady Gaga in concert last night.  I hate that stupid Alejandro song, but otherwise I have enjoyed her music and the fact that she dresses like a Hayao Miyazaki movie on crack.  But […]