Tag: Life

In December 2021, I was diagnosed with cancer that would have killed me in 2022. The only reason they discovered it was softball.

15MAR22 UPDATE: A development has arisen which has prompted me to return to this post for required edits. It has been brought to my attention that the sale of healthy human parts is big business not only in the US, but around the world. The controversial practice is shrouded in secrecy and financed by the ultra wealthy who pay millions for healthy kidneys, hearts, lungs, and an assortment of other vital internal organs. Which brings it back to me. My…

I recently watched Tick, Tick… Boom! the Netflix movie about the life of Jonathan Larson, the writer of Rent. It moved me to tears.

As we approach the day she leaves us, I wanted to share some things about our daughter Agatha Rose that most people don’t know. From afar, most people know her as a pretty girl with good hair. You might also know her as a good soccer player. Her friends know her as fiercely loyal. But there’s more. She’s also extremely competitive and will give up her body on the field of play. This isn’t always evident unless you get really…

Like it or not, we’ve all emerged at this very specific point in time to share the rock. When it’s over, our time together will amount to a spec of dust on the timeline of history – but we’re here. Together. Sharing the air, the water and emerging technology. It’s kind of cool how we are all pioneers in this, the age of connectivity. And yet, we’re as different in how we use the media, as we are different in…

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. – Picasso As the end of the school year approaches, I’m grateful that our daughters have managed to learn enough in 2nd and 4th grades so that they get to advance to 3rd and 5th, respectively. There was a time, however, when this wasn’t good enough. When the idea of being normal was unsatisfactory. That my children, by God, were going to be…