Browsing All posts tagged under »kids«

Some things you can expect from your parents

July 11, 2011


Right, we’ve established that I’ve become my parents and that, despite my best efforts to stop it, you will likely become me. Let’s keep with the theme here and talk some more about what you can expect. Once you get over the initial shock of this basic fundamental Law of the Circle of Life, you’ll […]

Lazy and just a wee bit too honest

July 8, 2011


Son, we’ve talked about a lot of stuff here. Most notably, I’ve tried to give you a bit of a heads up about what becoming like me would mean for you.  It’s my version of Scared Straight–steering you away from living a life of, well, being your parents (Which, while technically is not illegal, should […]

Son, it’s time we talked about sports

July 4, 2011


“Hey Dad, at the class picnic I was sitting there thinking everyone hated me and Danny came up to me and said I was ‘hard to hate’. Isn’t that a funny thing to say?” The way you said that yesterday, son, totally caught me off guard. You said it as if the “everyone hated you” […]

Just updated My Favorite Tweets page!

June 25, 2011


Fresh batch of some of my favorite tweets from this last week. There’s stuff about 911 operators, beer, Magic School Bus and even Enron… Go have a look, and if you don’t know how to read a tweet then have a read of this first.

We interrupt our usual snarky sarcasm for a brief bit of warm-fuzziness

June 19, 2011


What can I say? It’s Fathers Day and here’s what I got this morning:

Stupid things I tried so now you don’t have to #2

June 10, 2011


Look, I know you’re only ten, so there’s a bit of time before this is relevant for you. But it’s on my mind now and it’s started leaking onto my keyboard, so it’s becoming a post. Progressive parties They sound like a good idea at the time: Some kid’s parents are away. You set up a […]