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Memories of the 4th

The first Fourth of July I can remember I must’ve been around eight or so. I remember that we went to a demonstration in the East Bay up near San Ramon, that we had dinner with my grandparents and I … Continue reading

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The Finest Three-Year Old Blasphemy

Me: Connor, go to the table now please. Connor: Ok, ok! Cheesus! Me, pausing, because that kind of blasphemy isn’t common in our house: Connor…what did you just say? Connor: Cheesus. Me: Who is Cheesus, Connor? Connor: You know, Cheesus. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things Connor Cried About on the Way Home From the Airport

Connor does this thing we call “garbage collecting” (a term Michelle got from a parenting book I think) where he just grabs onto whatever comes into his tiny brain in order to keep himself upset. The ride home from SFO … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Connor

Connor: Daddy, we shouldn’t lick people, should we. Me: No, you shouldn’t. Connor: Because it’s gross. Me: Then why do you keep licking me! (He’ll occasionally make like he’s going to give me a kiss on the cheek and then … Continue reading

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This is why I’m tired

Last night sometime after I’d gone to bed around 1, my son comes running into our room crying, “Daddy!” Now, Connor waking up at night is not anything new. Sometimes he’ll have a bad dream, sometimes he’ll just want some … Continue reading

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The future is here. And it’s awesome.

Every morning on the way to school Connor and I have conversations about the things he sees. He’ll ask what the construction equipment is building or he’ll pick a vehicle out among those around us and ask where they’re going … Continue reading

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Three Years

I can still remember how it went three years ago. Things actually started around 6PM the day before when Michelle’s water broke but we stayed home until just after midnight so she could get through some of the early labor … Continue reading

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