2021-03-04: 6 out of every 14 days my life feels right. Thank God for those six days.

2021-03-03: Making biscuits with Memaw.

2020-08-13: Samantha makes Alfredo, while being as loony as possible. Helpful and loony. Heck of a combo.

2020-03-04: An actual post by someone I used to respect on Facebook: “Joe Biden is really just a Republican.” …

2020-03-02: Eddie Gallagher is murdering scum. 60 Minutes should be embarrassed.

2020-02-24: Nothing to see here. Just two well-functioning, perfectly normal human beings.

2020-02-12: Oh wow. The new Jason Isbell song is truly an anthem for the times. It’s great to see …

2020-02-12: So, after breakfast Saturday, Samantha and I were laying on the bed watching a video on her iPad she …

2020-01-24: Sam to the doctor today: I’m sick and it’s Friday so I get to have movie night with Dad tonight but …

2020-01-21: Four and a half years ago …

2020-01-21: I was fortunate enough to see the remarkable Kelly Hogan in Atlanta last Friday night. She sounds as …

2020-01-20: I can’t decide if the MLK tributes on the Apple and Google home pages are noble tributes to a …

2020-01-20: Samantha and the “class pet”, Rex the stuffed dinosaur. His “breath” was stinky so …

2020-01-10: If you’ve been fighting depression already, what could possibly be better than this? The good …

2020-01-08: Depression is a bitch. 2 out of every 3 days I’m barely functioning. I can pretend for my …

2020-01-08: The ridiculous nature of the corruption in this article is far from shocking, but check out the …

2020-01-08: I was never much for personal nostalgia, and then I had a kid. How could I possibly be pining for a …

2020-01-07: If our perpetual wars aren’t the end of us, maybe it will be our rampant denial of science. On that …

2020-01-07: Scenes from a homemade obstacle course.

2020-01-07: If you want to blame anything for our nation’s support of perpetual war, blame the ever-increasing …

2020-01-06: Craig Calcaterra on our “forever war” … I’m not for it. I’m tired of it. …

2020-01-05:

2020-01-04: Making sausage and peppers for Grandaddy.

2019-11-29:

2019-10-05: For the first time this season, we had temperatures that made it feel like Autumn. No one was more …

2019-10-05: The more I read about Tim Cook’s relationship with the tangerine President, the less respect I …

2019-09-25: Tom Ley eviscerates Malcom Gladwell. I remain perpetually amazed that there are people who take …

2019-09-25: Would it be possible to pay Apple to make sure I never ever ever have to hear Maroon 5 on any of my …

2019-09-24: My daughter and my niece. I’m not sure there are any two people in this world who make me happier.

2019-08-22: I get to spend 6 of every 14 days with my daughter. On those 6 days, I feel like a whole person. The …

2019-08-21: As a long time fan of Apple, it becomes increasingly disheartening to see Tim Cook buddy up to Trump …

2019-07-11: Please don’t poop. Please don’t poop. Please don’t poop.

2019-06-15: Two weeks ago … chrismays.net/posts/two…

2019-06-07: I’m not sure how long we spent sitting in that driveway. I’m not even sure what age my brother and I …

2019-06-05: Samantha says she’s playing something called “shovel cardboard”.

2019-06-05: My wife, my mother-in-law and my daughter are on a cruise in the Caribbean and I’m certain …

2019-06-02: Samantha, ready for her dance recital.

2019-06-01: Samantha was doing her best to make Memaw drop her!

2019-05-31: This book is great.

2019-05-31: Don’t brush Bob Samantha! Just brush the other teeth! Leave Bob alone!

2019-05-29: I just finished the final issue of DC’s Heroes in Crisis and I do not understand how someone …

2019-05-29: Yes, we had the banana split. Yes, we ate the whole thing!

2019-05-27: Time flies.

2019-05-26: Samantha really enjoyed the fountains outside City Hall in Monroe.

2019-05-24: My wife Nicole. My daughter Samantha. Her Gigi.

2019-05-24: I’m hanging out with Jackson Brown. The cool one, not the navel gazing songwriter. His brother is …

2019-05-24: Last Friday at the legendary 40 Watt in Athens, Georgia I got to see Filthy Friends, featuring Corin …

2019-05-24: So yeah, I let Samantha do this to my toes. I’m not sure if I’m more troubles that my …

2019-05-02: So, is iMore’s purpose now to pimp Mint Mobile as much as possible?

2019-04-25: Samantha got her yellow belt today.

2019-04-22: Another Easter photo of Samantha. She wore this beautiful dress and hat to church. I’m sure my …

2019-04-21: Samantha told her Mom that “I want to put my hand over my heart and look thoughtful”, so, that’s the …

2019-04-20: Good morning from the Grayson, Georgia Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza! We are sitting in our car …

2019-04-18: Sometimes, Samantha just has to make silly faces for MeMaw.

2019-04-13: Samantha getting her picture taken by her Mom at dance this morning.

2019-04-12: A picture capturing my favorite moment of every single day.

2019-04-11: Tonight, Samantha decided that she’s a cat.

2019-04-09: Ice cream sundae for Samantha!!!

2019-04-08: Dinner!!!

2019-04-07: Left to right, my daughter, my niece, my friend’s kid.

2019-04-05: Samantha gets to visit the aquarium and I’m stuck in my home office working. My wife says it’s …

2019-04-04: I think that maybe, just maybe, Sam is only pretending to smile for this picture.

2019-04-03: The only evidence I have that Samantha went to the moon.

2019-04-02: Samantha sleeps weird.

2019-04-01: Am I the only one who refuses to do business again with anyone who spams my mailbox with April Fools …

2019-04-01: Samantha loves the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.

2019-03-31: Why can’t I sleep like this in the car on a long trip?

2019-03-30: Of all the collages Nicole has made of Samantha, and there have been a lot, this will always be my …

2019-03-29: Another night, another story.

2019-03-28: Samantha was ready for opening day.

2019-03-28: Nearly 18 years old and just as sweet as the day we got her.l

2019-03-27: I started using VS Code a few months ago for coding, and despite it not being a native Mac app, I …

2019-03-27: Samantha and her beautiful work of art.

2019-03-26: A fake smile from Samantha?

2019-03-26: The willingness by leftists to attack accomplished reforms as a “sellout” is horrid. Get something …

2019-03-26: I have little time for those that hate the ACA. It was an improvement and that matters to millions …

2019-03-26: No intention of adding to the Apple snark, but after yesterday’s big event, I’m not sure I’ve …

2019-03-25: All that said, I have to check out of politics for a week or two. I get that being able to do that …

2019-03-25: We all knew Trump surrounds himself with charlatans and thieves because that’s who he is too. …

2019-03-25: I understand why many are disappointed with the Mueller investigation not bringing our orange …

2019-03-25: “I like to smush my face together.”

2019-03-25: Samantha and friends from her preschool, representing the Atlanta Falcons in her Julio Jones jersey!

2019-03-24: Before I became I parent, I had no idea how a picture just two years old could make my heart sing.

2019-03-23: My beautiful wife and daughter.

2019-03-22: Can I be “that” Dad for a moment? My daughter is beautiful.

2019-03-22: I’ve been sitting at my desk working my butt off all day and meanwhile Linus is just laying …

2019-03-21: Scott Snyder may have written my favorite page in all of comics. And Jarro might be my favorite …

2019-03-21: Is Sam reading to the dog, or is Faith just taking a peek at what Sam’s reading?

2019-03-21: Samantha has got to pick a dandelion before school if she sees one.

2019-03-20: I was finally able to get a good picture of Lucy this morning.

2019-03-20: Samantha was VERY silly last night.

2019-03-19: Linus wishes you a happy evening.

2019-03-19: 2 years ago …

2019-03-18: Samantha likes to practice ballet in her pajamas.

2019-03-17: Samantha, on St. Patrick’s Day, through the years.

2019-03-16: I don’t think Sam’s heart is in this smile. I think she’s just humoring me.

2019-03-15: Samantha is dressed up for literacy night at the school where my wife teaches. Her book is My …

2019-03-15: Samantha is going to own this Friday.

2019-03-14: “Ask the Pilot” on the 737 MAX-8 groundings. these can seem like scary times but air travel has …

2019-03-14: Joy!

2019-03-13: Back in the “old” days, I used to love Salon, especially the Ask the Pilot column. The …

2019-03-13: I 100% approve of Gov. Newsome’s decision to put a moratorium on using the death penalty in …

2019-03-13: There are a lot of reasons I enjoy the Flash TV show. (They name dropped Kamandi last night for …

2019-03-12: Story time!

2019-03-11: I’ve never seen a love stronger than that between my wife and my daughter.

2019-03-11: Say hello to Bella, Mom’s dog. Mom’s going through a lot of health issues and will be …

2019-03-11: Samantha loves little beads. She likes to play with them everywhere. Especially with anything …

2019-03-11: Batman has not been a must read DC comic since Rebirth started and you know who took over writing …

2019-03-10: Almost ready …

2019-03-09: If the first hour of the new DC Super Hero Girls show from Lauren Faust is any indication, we are …

2019-03-09: At game time today, Samantha chose a game that was a little beneath her skill level. Too easy, still …

2019-03-09: Say ahhhhhhhhhhhh ..

2019-03-08: Samantha is imitating the look of the horse in Tangled. I’m not sure why.

2019-03-07: A lollipop, a dog, a book, in a rocket ship … Sam is a happy girl!

2019-03-07: There’s no doubt that play time is Sam’s favorite part of the day, every single day.

2019-03-07: People keep telling me that Tim Cook owned Trump. I don’t buy it. Every single time he’s …

2019-03-06: “Tim Apple” should be embarrassed.

2019-03-06: Samantha has given it a lot of thought and she has decided that Batgirl is her favorite.

2019-03-06: Dick Grayson is one of the great characters of superhero comics. Ric Grayson, the amnesia inflicted …

2019-03-06: It would appear that Faith wishes she could fit through the cat door and get to the cat food. Silly …

2019-03-05: My wife texted me this picture from around our shower. I had to ask her if it was dead or do I need …

2019-03-05: I’ll go entire days where I don’t see Linus after his feeding in the morning. Today I can’t seem to …

2019-03-05: Even though he’s a doctor himself, I’m not even a little surprised that Rand Paul is against …

2019-03-05: Nicole and Samantha are ready for Mardi Gras.

2019-03-04: Samantha is trying to decide which Mardi Gras mask to wear to pre-school tomorrow.

2019-03-03: Well, this is officially Samantha’s favorite nightgown.

2019-03-03: Samantha’s first 10 months.

2019-03-02: Spying on my sleeping daughter last night, my wife hears her say, “my farts are not smelly, my farts …

2019-03-02: We went to visit Memaw in the hospital and Samantha does NOT trust her doctors, so she had to do her …

2019-03-01: I wanna go to bed! Turn off the light! Stop taking pictures of me!

2019-03-01: Samantha is ending the day reading some Dr. Suess in her rocket ship.

2019-03-01: It’s the end of Dr. Suess week at Samantha’s pre-school, so she has dressed for the …

2019-02-28: We called MeMaw using FaceTime while she lays in the hospital waiting for her doctors to get off …

2019-02-28: If Maduro wants to survive and get the US off his back, all he needs to do is praise Trump. He …

2019-02-27: Some day, the @GOP will to realize that they should have dealt with Trump from the start. They knew …

2019-02-27: If we lived in sane times, today spectacle on the hill would be the effective, if not literal, end …

2019-02-27: Wacky Wednesday!

2019-02-26: My wife just texted me that Samantha is lying in bed in the dark singing a song she made up. The …

2019-02-26: Samantha is in her Rapunzel nightgown learning about Rosa Parks.

2019-02-26: One of the costumes for Samantha’s next dance recital.

2019-02-26: The Telescope in the Ice by Mark Bowen is not a fast read for those of us whose understanding of …

2019-02-25: Good night everyone.

2019-02-25: What???? Lauren Faust is rebooting DC Super Hero Girls??? And Samantha and I think it’s …

2019-02-25: I like James Tynion IV a lot, but his recent Legion of Doom issue of Justice League is more “tell …

2019-02-25: The last line of this Bob Mould interview in Rolling Stone is spectacular. who moves to Berlin to …

2019-02-24: Samantha is always good at helping her mother.

2019-02-24: Sunday morning breakfast at the Waffle House.

2019-02-23: I think Sam is worried her rocket ship is about to crash because her old Dad is in it with her.

2019-02-23: Time to play fetch.

2019-02-23: Piggy bank fun.

2019-02-23: Good morning.

2019-02-22: I would have no problem with lowering the voting age to 16.

2019-02-22: Samantha got to go to the doctor’s office today.

2019-02-22: See. Play-Doh.

2019-02-22: No worries. It’s just Play-Doh.

2019-02-22: And here’s why I love Samantha’s pediatrician.

2019-02-21: This hockey game just keeps going and going and going so I’m looking at old pictures.

2019-02-21: Hmmm.

2019-02-21: I think the astronaut projected over the bed would be a little creepy, but Samantha likes it.

2019-02-21: I was going to listen to The Essential Sly & The Family Stone this afternoon, but with the awful …

2019-02-21: Dana Loesch has blocked me on Twitter. I’m not exactly sure why and I’m only sharing because, …

2019-02-21: If I were to make a list of political entertainment figures for which I will never have any …

2019-02-21: I read Spilled Milk by K.L. Randis as one of these random Kindle reads … and damn. This book …

2019-02-21: I tend to purchase Kindle books in bulk when Amazon sells them for .99 to 2.99. This leads to me …

2019-02-20: Are you reading Giant Days? If not, why not? If you do, have you read issue 47 yet? If not, why not? …

2019-02-20: Yes, my daughter loves posing for pictures.

2019-02-20: I don’t believe there’s any such thing as ethical conservatism. Embracing conservatism requires the …

2019-02-20: Since my car accident last July, I’ve been working at our dining room table as my temp office using …

2019-02-19: Obituaries should tell the truth. Lara Witt on Karl Lagerfeld … Lagerfeld, known for being “the …

2019-02-19:

2019-02-19: I just finished Faith Eric Hicks first novel, Comics Will Break Your Heart. It’s a small but …

2019-02-19: I have trouble processing that this was three years ago.

2019-02-18: Truth from a fortune cookie.

2019-02-18: Samantha is OK from the fall of course. Her Grandmother is still recovering.

2019-02-18: Someone rolled off the bed at their grandparents’ house today.

2019-02-17: Lunch at Poppi’s house.

2019-02-16: Mincing garlic!!!!

2019-02-16: Samantha knows what to do after handling raw chicken.

2019-02-16: Samantha is making my chicken parm for dinner. Yummy!!!

2019-02-16: Building Saturday!

2019-02-16: Saturday morning at the local doughnut shop. Samantha used to prefer the orange glazed with fruity …

2019-02-15: I wish I could take a nap today.

2019-02-15: What good could possibly come from watching this speech, press conference, whatever? The Trump …

2019-02-15: I think the moment everything truly started going downhill in this country was when Ford pardoned …

2019-02-15: Ryan Adams is a monster. He’s also always been a bit of a shit songwriter. Here’s a bit …

2019-02-14: Grandparents are spoiling my kid.

2019-02-14: My fancy Valentine ham sandwich!

2019-02-14: Heading into the gym for gymnastics …

2019-02-13: A Valentine’s message for the world. Well, more accurately, her pre-school classmates. Still.

2019-02-13: Samantha is spending the evening making crafts for Valentine’s Day.

2019-02-13: I was going to do this in 38 individual posts, but that seemed rude. Here are some random, …

2019-02-13: The only people who want Schultz are “Never Trump” Republicans who think that Donald Trump is an …

2019-02-13: A favorite lyric, from Alex Chilton’s Guantanamerika Soon as I escape to the Eastern Sector I’ll …

2019-02-13: I’m so proud of my intelligent, beautiful, talented and hard working niece! In the past week, …

2019-02-13: I wish I could sleep this easily.

2019-02-12: Any idea what this is? There’s one in my bathroom sink and another in my wife’s. Have we been …

2019-02-12: “I’d like to thank Mom for all her support. I wouldn’t be up here accepting this award …

2019-02-12: The idea of Mark Kelly as a Senator has me giddy. I hope Arizona doesn’t fuck this up.

2019-02-12: Love science. Love reading physics books. Love banging my head against the wall repeatedly. an …

2019-02-11: Granddaddy made this little girl very happy.

2019-02-11: 7/1 - Car accident. Broke Foot. 7/6 - Surgery to pin bones in place. 7/11 - Surgery to repair broken …

2019-02-11: So, if I were to make a guess about which album by a solo artist was the first to have sold a …

2019-02-10: Every time I go in for a Genius Bar appointment, I have to literally fight my way to the person …

2019-02-10: The whole point of this article seems to be “billionaires are people too”. I guess I shouldn’t be …

2019-02-10: I’m an old guy who reads comic books. There’s nothing wrong with that. I like many different types, …

2019-02-10: Valentine Day party at church. Too much sugar!!! The kids will be going crazy!!!

2019-02-10: Three years ago, if Samantha heard the theme song to “Teen Titans Go”, this was her reaction.

2019-02-10: True then. True now.

2019-02-09: Making finger puppets this morning …

2019-02-09: Get bored. Write an AppleScript to take everything from my Things logbook for yesterday and load it …

2019-02-09: The whole idea of referring to employees as “human capital” is just ridiculous. This is the type of …

2019-02-09: Bob Mould - Sunshine Rock Do you like power trios? I love power trios. It’s one of the reasons I loved Nirvana from the start. …

2019-02-09: Saturday morning farm fun!

2019-02-08: After school fun for Samantha.

2019-02-08: From I Fought by Bob Mould 🎵 You’re in my memory, you’re in my history, you’re in my everything, …

2019-02-08: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me is the single most powerful book I’ve ever read. There’s …

2019-02-08: Issue number 2 of Young Justice is out and Bendis knocks it out of the park. Again. As joyful as …

2019-02-07: I get why people hate Twitter, but I can’t share that hate. One of the big reasons why was Rep. John …

2019-02-07: It’s gymnastics time!

2019-02-07: I hate the Dallas Cowboys because they are owned by Jerry Jones. I grew up loving them. Jones is the …

2019-02-07: I’ve wasted too much of my life not listening to Ian Hunter. It’s time I made that right and put him …

2019-02-07: Of course Cindy McCain is a racist. So was her late husband. These things shouldn’t surprise …

2019-02-06: Astronaut Samantha, preparing to look for space aliens and robots.

2019-02-06: This photograph of Samantha is three and half years old, and is one of my favorites. I’m not …

2019-02-06: I have no opinion on the departure of Angela Ahrendts, but I despise the Apple retail stores. I …

2019-02-06: I couldn’t possible more excited than I am for this issue, short of Wilson staying on Ms. Marvel …

2019-02-05: Who wants a “flower”?

2019-02-05: A message, left on my whiteboard by my niece a few years ago. Sadly, that picture looks just like …

2019-02-05: Did you know you can make fake snow with hair conditioner and baking soda?

2019-02-05: If there’s anything we need more of in this world, it’s nifty two and a half minute power pop songs. …

2019-02-05: I think the world of Kelly Thompson as a writer of comic books, but I was having trouble getting …

2019-02-05: Golly gosh gee whiz. It’s just so tough being a white male these days. /s Yeah, I’m …

2019-02-04: I’ve just finished up Dan Moren’s The Caledonian Gambit and I enjoyed it. At times it was a little …

2019-02-04: If I were to make a list of the stupid things I do, I think continually buying books for my Kindle, …

2019-02-04: The President’s handling of his national security briefings is one of the most terrifying aspects of …

2019-02-04: Am I the only one who spies on their kid at day care when they are napping?

2019-02-03: I think Samantha is enjoying the warmer weather.

2019-02-02: For breakfast, Samantha wanted a “toast sandwich“. Apparently, that’s a piece of toast with butter …

2019-02-01: After school …

2019-02-01: I think she wants something.

2019-02-01: We will all do just about anything for our kids, right? This is the type of music Samantha likes. It …

2019-01-31: Samantha is ready for gymnastics.

2019-01-31: The first Hüsker Dü song I heard was New Day Rising and I’ve been hooked on Bob Mould’s …

2019-01-31: If your only qualification for being President is running a successful business, you aren’t …

2019-01-31: Until 1997, I lived my entire life in either Memphis, TN or Columbus, GA. That was the year I packed …

2019-01-30: I just finished the 5th issue of DC’s Heroes in Crisis and at this point I wonder why I keep reading …

2019-01-30: Samantha is proud of the drawing she made with her friends at pre-school.

2019-01-30: When I hear older people complain that … when I was a kid, we didn’t need all these fancy …

2019-01-29: I know this video from Now This has been going around the web all day, but it really is worth a …

2019-01-29: Attitude.

2019-01-29: Samantha was home from pre-school today because it was a “snow day”. (Sunny and 39 degrees F.) The …

2019-01-28: I’m pretty sure she should be lying down and trying to fall asleep!

2019-01-28: This picture was taken 17 years ago. That’s me with hair and my nephew Alex who just graduated …

2019-01-28: Gary Pomerantz’s great book on Bob Cousy and Bill Russell, The Last Pass, is a great read for anyone …

2019-01-28: After listening to Weezer’s album from last week of cover songs, I’ve spent the day listening …

2019-01-28: I watched the Netflix doc on the Fyre Festival last night and I can’t get my head around it. …

2019-01-27: Sometimes I think the worst thing about the Trump Presidency is that we don’t get a break from …

2019-01-27: We’ve put Samantha to work cutting raspberries for the salad.

2019-01-26: I was expecting a single package from Amazon today, but I got two. One was a box with a product I …

2019-01-26: Samantha and I spent the morning working with a Koala Crate, a STEK Kit from Kiwi Co, and she had an …

2019-01-26: Samantha, two years ago today, after her bath.

2019-01-26: Say hello Lucy!

2019-01-26: Take a look at the cartoon at the bottom of this basketball card from 1976. Wouldn’t someone …

2019-01-25: There’s something just a little weird about Samantha, which makes me live her all the more.

2019-01-25: Ted Leo and Aimee Mann have a new podcast, The Art of Process and I am geeked for it. you’ll …

2019-01-25: It was clear that Cousy wished he had done more for Russell. I found on Amazon the book The Last …

2019-01-25: I often fall down the YouTube rabbit hole at night. One thing I’ve been watching lately have been …

2019-01-24: Every panel of every page that @BRIANMBENDIS has written for DC Comics has radiated joy. Superman, …

2019-01-24: Just a reminder that when Trump got behind, he would simply stop paying his bills. That’s how you …

2019-01-24: It’s Daddy and Samantha night!!!

2019-01-24: I’ve listened to Find the River at least once a week every week since Automatic for the People …

2019-01-24: Why is that libertarians seem more concerned with the freedom of those that oppress than those that …

2019-01-24: Where does the time go? Two years ago, today.

2019-01-24: Faith is a good doggie. Of course, there are no bad doggies!!

2019-01-23: Whenever I hear that Ryan Adams has a new album coming out I think back to my favorite Robbie Fulks …

2019-01-23: Samantha can find Nevada, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, New York, California, Texas, Maine, …

2019-01-23: This picture is from the day of Samantha’s first snow. It was three years ago. It …

2019-01-23: This is Linus.

2019-01-22: If it’s Tuesday, Samantha gets to play at the park with her grandparents.

2019-01-21: A woman at church on Sunday compared holocaust deniers to atheists. To say I don’t understand …

2019-01-21: The GOP’s phony embrace of MLK is depraved. From Sarah Sanders, to Steve freaking King, it’s …

2019-01-21: It’s an honor for us to teach Samantha the reason she didn’t have pre-school today, thanks to Brad …

2019-01-21: Samantha’s first time bowling.

2019-01-21: There’s nothing quite like MLK Day. It’s the one day where conservatives share memes, …

2019-01-20: Samantha wants us to watch Chopped Junior. Again.

2019-01-20: Samantha has built an obstacle course.

2019-01-20: Sunday morning means Samantha eats breakfast at the Waffle House.

2019-01-19: Samantha, painting a picture of a rainbow for Sedona.

2019-01-18: I’m about halfway through Lisa Brennan-Jobs memoir, Small Fry, and Steve Jobs was pretty much …

2019-01-18: Today, Samantha got 4 new games in the mail. I think she now has roughly 30 board games which means …

2019-01-18: My two favorite people are decorating my cast.#

2019-01-18: My foot, three weeks after surgery, six and a half months after my accident.

2019-01-18: Reason #37 I love working from home: Shirts like this would be frowned upon in any office.

2019-01-17: My favorite video of all-time. It’s the best of Bruce’s love songs, full of cynicism, …

2019-01-17: Nothing gets Samantha more tickled than talking to her birth sister.

2019-01-16: If the unicorn needs a shot, Dr. Samantha is ready.

2019-01-15: Samantha and her favorite book.

2019-01-14: Samantha practicing before dance.

2019-01-14: This is what Sam looks like when she’s in a good mood in the morning.

2019-01-13: Samantha is making chicken and dumplings with Memaw.

2019-01-12: Monopoly night.

2019-01-12: Her newest science kit was Make Your Own Lip Balm!!!

2019-01-11: Sam and Memaw doing her 50 states puzzle.

2019-01-11: Hope for a Self-Loathing Kid 🎵 About Dancing in the Dark by Bruce Springsteen

2019-01-10: Samantha is cutting penguin pictures for her pre-school homework this week.

2019-01-09: Homemade Alfredo sauce sort of made by Samantha.

2019-01-09: You too can follow Sam on her obstacle course.

2019-01-08: I just watched a few videos of Malcom Gladwell that a friend recommended and I can’t decide if …

2019-01-08: There have been a lot of birds in our area lately. Every evening, when my wife and daughter get …

2019-01-07: She has the greatest laugh in the world.

2019-01-07: Missing you Grandma!

2019-01-07: It’s been 10 years since we lost my Grandma on New Years Eve, just before her 91st birthday. …

2019-01-06: Someone was a little sassy this morning.

2019-01-06: Frankly, I think we’d be better off if more politicians would drop the occasional “motherfucker” …

2019-01-05: Saturday morning science.

2019-01-05: My daughter just drank the juice left in an individual container of green beans she was snacking on …

2019-01-05: Chef Samantha is helping Mom with dinner.

2019-01-04: It seems remarkable to me that people think a loss of civility is the problem with American …

2019-01-04: Time for bed. I wish I had Elmo pajamas. Or Cookie Monster. Or Grover. Yeah, Grover would be …

2019-01-04: I don’t understand how self-driving cars benefit society in the short term.

2019-01-04: The GOP is at the point of no return. Their party cannot be saved. Conservatives of conscious should …

2019-01-03: Sound asleep.

2019-01-03: Tim Cook’s protestations casting blame towards the administration’s trade policies for Apple’s …

2019-01-02: The many faces of Samantha.

2019-01-02: While I finish up my work for the day, Samantha is “working” on her iPad.

2019-01-01: I have no idea where this originated, it was sent to me by a friend, but it sums up my feelings …

2019-01-01: Samantha is ready for the New Year.

2019-01-01: My only hope for 2019 is that I can shake off the fog of depression that has surrounded me for the …

2018-12-31: Happy New Year!

2018-12-23: American abandonment of the Kurds will go down as one of the blackest marks in the history of our …

2018-12-17: My three year old daughter is currently dancing naked to Bob Dylan’s Must Be Santa in the living …

2018-12-16: We have a Christmas card picture.

2018-11-30: An ornament from every year my wife and I have been together, except this year. Things get …

2018-11-06: I wish I had faith that enough of my fellow Americans were going to show up and do the right thing …