A Birthday Poem for My Wife on Her Birthday

HERE AND NOW is what I’ve come to; it’s where I’ve landed; it’s what I’ve come to. Here and now is the only place I want to be. You helped me find that; you helped me learn to find that space, that extra space the heart grows into because there’s always room for more love. […]

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A Journey Through Lent with Love

TODAY ENDS a very tumultuous forty days of exploration for me. During this period of Lent, I have been engaged in an experiment which replaced the word Love for the word God in my everyday thoughts, prayers, and contemplations. The experiment began because of my interest in what is going on when we utter the […]

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One Little Princess Can Change the World

FIVE DAYS AGO my daughter, Mikaela, turned twenty-four, which is crazy because it was only five days ago that I turned twenty-four. I don’t think I quite understand how time works, anymore. What I do know, better than I know anything else in the world, is my life has meaning because my daughter came into […]

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CIDER!

WATSON: Hey, everybody. This is Watson, here. In case you didn’t understand my last line in the “A Man and His Dog”  Facebook post from June 24, 2018, I was referencing a great scene from one of the great musicals of all time, “Guys and Dolls” starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra. Oh, and, for the record, […]

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A Man and His Dog 3/18/18

WATSON: Remember when Daniel Day-Lewis was president and he was talk— ME: That was Abraham Lincoln, and Daniel Day-Lewis is an actor who played him. WATSON: Whatever…So, remember when Daniel was talking to this guy, and the guy was like, “You look like you have aged ten years in this last year alone.”? ME: Uh…yes. […]

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I’M A FAN FRIDAYS!

Hey everybody! So, you’ve probably heard by now that the TV sitcom “Roseanne” is coming back to ABC with the same cast, yes? Well, likewise, I am bringing back one of my favorite things: “I’m a Fan Fridays!” Every Friday, I share with you something I am a fan of. It’s that simple and guaranteed […]

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