March minutiae

March minutiae

And in March, he rested. My friend Blood and I have a lot of discussions about discipline. He’s probably the most disciplined person I know….

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Belief

Belief

Moments ago, my wife and I were having a discussion about cleaning products. Since we’ve had kids, my wife’s idea of a household cleaner is…

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Fight, postscript

Fight, postscript

Around this time yesterday, I started thinking about Jamie Gardner. After nearly three decades, I’d doubled back on some fairly impressive memories from my childhood….

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Fight

Fight

Jamie Gardner was the type of guy who could kill you with his hands if he didn’t scare you to death with his eyes. He…

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Spring and savory

Spring and savory

Last week was a busy one. No time for shopping, planning, or menu-creation. Everything was on the fly. The wife went to Whole Foods to…

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Where I am, and where I'm not

Where I am, and where I’m not

If the earth had not shook, I would be in Vina del Mar, Chile right now. I would be tired, watching people play poker, and…

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Reject

Reject

I asked a lot of people to marry me when I was in second grade. I never learned to fight very well, so I tried…

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Bracketology with a five year-old

Bracketology with a five year-old

That I can win anything in the world of sports prediction is a testament to its ridiculousness. I am not a sports bettor. I can’t…

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Healthcare, taxes, and the HSA solution

Healthcare, taxes, and the HSA solution

I looked like a grumpy Republican. Receipts were flying out of my printer, my wife was calling out numbers from across the room, and I…

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Why I didn't pre-order the iPad

Why I didn’t pre-order the iPad

Unlike a lot of you who might have bounded out of bed this morning to pre-order the iPad, I slept comfortably until 8am and then…

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