Browsing All posts tagged under »getting old«

When earlobe hair goes rogue

June 11, 2012


Son, every once in a while, I like to give you a glimpse into a day in the life of your dad. I figure you should know what you’ve got coming since your destiny is to follow in my footsteps as I follow in my dad’s footsteps who followed in his dad’s footsteps and so […]

Your forties: a time of growth and discovery

June 2, 2012


      OK son, let’s talk some more about what to expect when you’re growing up to be just like your dad. There are several stages you’ll experience throughout your life. I’m currently enduring my forties, so that’s what I’ll focus on, but here’s a quick recap of the stages you can expect leading […]

I’m not getting old, and I’ll prove it by doing something really stupid

March 10, 2012


This one falls under the category Things You Can Expect From Your Parents. Son, as you move along through puberty, your actions are controlled less and less by reason. Your brain is really busy trying to figure out what to do with all those weird new chemicals drowning your neurons. As a result, it needs […]

Introduction to I’ve Become My Parents

April 20, 2011


I didn’t see it coming and I don’t know when the process was finally complete. I shouldn’t be surprised. But  despite a truly valiant effort, here I am looking in the mirror, and there are my parents looking back at me. I’ve become my parents. I have somewhere around 25,000 genes and not one is […]