Category Archives: Humor

Dear Jackrabbit #36 — The Truth Must Be Told

Dear Jackrabbit, One day you may be given a school assignment to write about a member of your family. While I heartily recommend that you write about your mother who is a much better person than I and who, as … Continue reading

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Dear Jackrabbit #35 — On Growing Up Too Quickly

[My apologies for missing a couple of regular blog posts last week. The boy has been going through another one of those periods where he wakes up yelling in the middle of the night and it’s played havoc with my … Continue reading

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Calculating Baby

There is a pretty classic brain teaser about a farmer, a fox, a chicken, a sack of corn, and a river. It goes kind of like… A man has to get a fox, a chicken, and a sack of corn … Continue reading

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Welcome to mornings (or, hehehe…air-butt!)

A short entry today as I have a lot of work to do. Confession… one of my most favorite times of day is when it’s time to wake the boy up. Half the time he’s wide awake and pushing himself up … Continue reading

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Pie Thievery

It makes me sad that my boy will never know the unbridled joy of stealing a pie that has been set on the windowsill to cool. It seems people don’t do this sort of thing anymore. Now, granted…stealing is wrong… … Continue reading

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Dear Jackrabbit #32 — Generational Differences Revisited

Dear Jackrabbit, Here we are again looking at some of the differences between then and now. Yesterday I did a couple of mundane things like call a store and take a picture and thought about how much a difference fifty … Continue reading

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Never eat anything bigger than your head.

The mouth still seems to be a favored tool for exploration… or it’s part of the teething thing. In any case, watch your fingers when you handle the boy. A list of more things the boy has tried putting in … Continue reading

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Roll For Initiative

Last year, a few months before Jack was born, I wrote a piece for the geek website Forces of Geek about gaming for kids: RPG Gaming With Kids: A Preview for Me and a Report for You. It was a … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned About Babies Thus Far

The past six months have been quite educational. It is both a privilege and a duty to share some of these tidbits. Enjoy.   The child will lunge toward certain, very specific toys at Babies ‘R Frightfully-Expensive and when you … Continue reading

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Dear Jackrabbit # 24 — So That Happened… (or, Life’s Rich Pageant)

Dear Jackrabbit, So… just so you know… yes, you have been a pageant baby. Your parents, who love you very much, nonetheless dressed you up today and paraded you in front of a bunch of strangers. Well, not all strangers, … Continue reading

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