Extra Life Prep

  So given that Extra Life has crept up on us and is NEXT WEEKEND, I thought I’d go over a few of the games I’m planning on playing. On the vidja game front, I’m playing:I do play the hell …

SEQUENCES – Football Life

Oh hi. Jib and I were just about to throw the football. Wait!  Where IS the football? Is it over there? Or back here? Are you sitting on it? Wait, am I sitting on it? No, I’m pretty …

Dear Daphne – 6 Months

Today you are exactly six months old.  And we’ve come a very long way since that bizarre day at the hospital. You have transcended your original status as a cacophonous and inefficient biological machine for turning Similac into …

The Daphne Playlist

It’s true.  My daughter is old enough to not just recognize songs, but actually prefer certain ones over others. I’d like to say that she’s still all in on her father’s Alt-J, Sigur Rós, Slint, TV on the Radio, and Wesley …

Booty of the Month Club – October

Yep, it’s that time again.  And, coincidentally, this month’s theme was “Time;” a nod to the “Back to the Future Day.”   “Alex is still hurt, so it’s just Jib this month.  Sorry.” “Any puppy goodies in there?” Jen took …

If They Should Bar Wars…

So I guess you’ve all seen the new Star Wars trailer by now… I kid. Seeing this got me wondering, what is the best way to introduce these to your kids? Do you go the Machete route?  Meaning …

Finding a Way

How will you go about finding that thing, the nature of which is totally unknown to you? -Plato- I’m seeing this quote pop up on Facebook quite a bit lately (which means there’s probably a pop culture reference …

SEQUENCES – Pure Barre

        Hi Daddy.  Mommy is at Pure Barre. I’m into Pure Barre too, you know.      Okay, I will teach you.  First we stretch a little. Now reach up with both arms and wiggle your shoulders… 3-4-5-Good!   Okay, lower them gently… …

Sour Apples

So I truly lived up to the “BumbleDad” moniker this Saturday…  I had no idea that baby food went bad so quickly. Not denoted on the label is that the contents of this jar has a half-life of roughly 75 minutes. I …

Rough Around the Edges

Okay Similac… My daughter is absolutely thriving on your strange milkpaste.   I have no idea how this is possible, but I’m very thankful for it. That said, you guys really need to do something about this… **shudder** …