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 …

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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 …

2018-10-18: Trying on her Halloween costume.

2018-10-09: My largest fundamental problem with the GOP is the idea that poverty is some sort of moral failing. …

2018-10-08: I don’t think Donald Trump is any worse than your average Republican. If anything, I think …

2018-10-05: We are both very photogenic.

2018-09-29: My little girl is representing my favorite band.

2018-09-27: If there’s anything that makes me sad, it’s when a rapist loses his opportunity to coach …

2018-09-27: He’s drunk. I think he’s drunk.

2018-09-27: Oh wow. He’s even more unhinged than Graham.

2018-09-27: I keep hearing the question “what happened to Sen. Lindsey Graham?” as if this isn’t who …

2018-09-27: The world moves forward. People move forward. Humans move forward. We advance. We become more …

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2018-09-21: Cooking … sort of.

2018-09-20: She appears to be very proud that she wrote her name.

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2018-09-18: The wound on my foot is looking better!

2018-09-18: Scissor fun.

2018-09-16: This is a “smile”.

2018-09-04: A post without maggots! Just my cute kid and my really old, but still cute, dog.

2018-09-04: My wound before the maggots. The maggots. The maggots four days later. Plump! My wound after four …

2018-09-03: My Grandpa’s union pin from the year I was born. I never miss him more than I do on Labor Day.

2018-09-01: ICE CREAM! ICE CREAM! ICE CREAM! ICE CREAM!

2018-08-31: I thought it was my iPad!

2018-08-30: My foot. Maggots. My foot wrapped in maggots. Medicine in the 21st century.

2018-08-27: She’s so proud!

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2018-08-22: Samantha finished her poster for Friday preschool homework.

2018-08-21: I’ve just been informed that my daughter wants me to dream about Dinosaurs doing gymnastics …

2018-08-18: Gryffindor forever.

2018-08-17: EXTREME CLOSE-UP!!!!

2018-08-17: If there’s anything I’ve learned from parenting a three year old and watching children’s television …

2018-08-16: Acting goofy before dinner.

2018-08-02: Thursday morning gross out.

2018-07-30: How could we possibly be looking this serious while reading THIS book?

2018-07-30:

2018-07-28: I got off my butt today!!!! Well, I got out of the house. I still spent a large portion of the day …

2018-07-18: OOH!!!! YUCK!!!!

2018-07-16: Words like “traitor” shouldn’t be tossed around casually. The President though? Yeah. Pardon my …

2018-07-16: This is my single favorite live rock performance ever. The crowd, who did NOT want to hear Dylan …

2018-07-14: Crinkly little nose.

2018-07-13: I miss her, but I’m so glad she’s having fun.

2018-07-12: Look!!!! There’s water!!!!

2018-07-12: Be careful!!!! That’s a gator!!!!! Oh no!!!!!!

2018-07-12: CHEESE!!!!!!

2018-07-12: That look …

2018-07-11: I’ll never be so hurt that I won’t enjoy my daughter jumping on me.

2018-07-10: From three years ago: my niece and my just over two months old daughter …

2018-07-07: Samantha is sitting with the Project Night Night bags built by her and her friends at her birthday …

2018-07-07: Tonight was game night. I enjoyed all of the games but Sequence was my favorite. Little by little I …

2018-07-07: So, I got out of bed this morning and I’m chilling in the living room, a little sad that …

2018-07-06: My day started with foot surgery and ended with reading a book about farts with my daughter. It was …

2018-07-06: It makes me irrationally happy that my daughter got excited when giant “Animal” appears …

2018-07-06: I’m told that I shouldn’t post any pictures of me in my surgical gown. Sorry!

2018-07-06: Sam is so worried about my surgery that she’s coloring vigorously.

2018-07-06: Ha!!! You dastardly broken foot! You will not stop me from reading Curious George to Samantha!!

2018-07-05: Ouch.

2018-07-03: Best friends.

2018-07-02: The ambulance driver gave Samantha a stuffed bear when her and Nicole arrived at the scene of my …

2018-07-01: I’ve had better days.

2018-06-30: All smiles.

2018-06-29: Hey look, it’s Atlanta’s paean to white supremacy.

2018-06-28: Cousin fun!

2018-06-28: So lazy.

2018-06-28:

2018-06-27: Watching a thunderstorm from the front porch.

2018-06-26: My daughter is so weird! (Don’t worry, Nicole got her back in the bed as soon as she noticed.)

2018-06-25:

2018-06-20:

2018-06-19: I’ve just spent most of the evening catching up on the news (while I should have been working) …

2018-06-18: I’m not sure there’s anything I hate more than people who whine and bitch about “both …

2018-06-18: Someone MIGHT be a little excited about their swim lessons this morning.

2018-06-17: On some level, the USA has always been a lie. I’ve always tried to think of the Declaration of …

2018-06-17:

2018-06-17: My favorite people.

2018-06-17: I spent Father’s Day playing with my daughter. After she went to bed, I checked the news and …

2018-06-17: These Fathers believe that our country is worth the untold hardships they have to endure just to …

2018-06-17: I’m honored to be Samantha’s Dad and celebrate Father’s Day with her, but my heart …

2018-06-17: I’m honored to be Samantha’s Dad and celebrate Father’s Day with her, but my heart …

2018-06-17: I’m honored to be Samantha’s Dad and celebrate Father’s Day with her, but my heart aches …

2018-06-17: Like many people, I suffer from depression. Lately, I’ve found myself falling into a funk and …

2018-06-16:

2018-06-15: “Hey Siri, turn on office light.” Office light turns on. Siri - “There was a problem, please try …

2018-06-13:

2018-06-13: If you’re Tom King, and you’re going to ape an Alan Moore story, don’t choose The …

2018-06-11: Storytime.

2018-06-10: The guy who mows my yard is running a full week behind due to all the rain. My trash hasn’t …

2018-06-09: Daddy Samantha Time

2018-06-08: Drama camp comes to an end with a birthday party for Eeyore.

2018-06-07: It’s snack time at Drama Camp Day 4. The picture is courtesy of my wife spying on the class.

2018-06-06: Lunch after Drama Camp day 3.

2018-06-05: Ready for drama camp day 2.

2018-06-04: Samantha started drama camp this morning down in Atlanta.

2018-06-04: Someone owes Gurman an apology. #wwdc2018

2018-06-04: Zero Sign On is one of those things that’s completely meaningless to those of us that have …

2018-06-04: I cannot wait to create my own Memoji, send a few messages, and then forget it exists. #wwdc2018

2018-06-04: Shortcuts looks to be very cool. Maybe the best thing yet from Siri. Now if they could just get it …

2018-06-04: I think it’s safe to say that this Lego thing will not be the “killer app” that …

2018-06-04: Me: “I need a break from 1 to 3pm today to watch the WWDC keynote.” Boss: “What’s WWDC?” …

2018-06-04:

2018-06-02: Samantha’s first dance recital was today and I couldn’t be prouder! When she first came out in …

2018-06-02: Linus says hi.

2018-06-01: So, I’m thinking of moving to ExpanDrive for access to files in my Dropbox and OneDrive. Is anyone …

2018-05-30: Is there anything better than a canceled meeting?

2018-05-29: For the 31st (?) year in a row, I’ll be missing WWDC.

2018-05-27: Sunday morning breakfast at the Awful Waffle.

2018-05-25: FINALLY!!!

2018-05-22: The best part of GDPR is the endless amount of email I’ve been receiving.

2018-05-19: Flew into Tampa to see my beautiful niece! She’s performing in the 25th Annual Putnam County …

2018-05-19:

2018-05-19: I always preferred the French Revolution handling of monarchy.

2018-05-18: When I woke up this morning, I had no idea who Jordan Peterson was. I wish I was still ignorant of …

2018-05-18: Am I the only one who finds a lot of the complaints about Google Duplex to be excessive, especially …

2018-05-18:

2018-05-17: Learning about accordions.

2018-05-16: Potatoes, corn, and chops off the grill. Beans have been slow cooking all day.

2018-05-16: Have you ever had one of those days where you grind and grind all day long and stay as busy and …

2018-05-15:

2018-05-15: Our Beautiful Ballerina

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2018-05-11: After a long, long, long evening at the Carnival, it’s time to watch hockey. Go Lightning!!!

2018-05-11: When did it become so fashionable to whine about the cost of Amazon Prime?

2018-05-02: Samantha turns 3 today!

2018-05-02: Every day, I start to hate my HomePod just a little bit more. It worked flawlessly with my HomeKit …

2018-04-28: At the entrance to the Jim Henson Collection at the Center for Puppetry Arts.

2018-04-28: Taking a walk after dinner at our favorite Midtown restaurant.

2018-04-28: At the Center for Puppetry Arts in midtown Atlanta.

2018-04-26: Tim Cook’s praise of the “tax cut” and “tax reform” is proof positive …

2018-04-25: Maybe President Tangerine can ask Mr. Cook about the quality problems with the MacBook Pro keyboard?

2018-04-25: It’s good to see Tim Cook doing his part to normalize this Presidency.

2018-04-23: Yeah, I put my daughters leotard on backwards.

2018-04-23: It’s gymnastics time!!!!

2018-04-21: I need a translator for the following: “Last year, we launched a corporate-wide portfolio …

2018-04-21: Woke up, rode in trailer behind bicycle at park, watched cousin play baseball, went to friend’s …

2018-04-21: Someone was less than thrilled to be out in the 45 degree weather this morning.

2018-04-20: She’s ready for her dance pictures.

2018-04-19: Finally!!! A book that isn’t Paw Patrol for a bedtime story.

2018-04-18: Everything is better with one of these.

2018-04-16:

2018-04-15: Billy Bragg and Wilco’s dive into the Woody Guthrie archives produced some great songs, but I …

2018-04-13:

2018-04-12: An article about my home state. In 2018. It’s embarassing.

2018-04-12: Regarding Tyler Hamilton’s The Secret Race, I have an extreme dislike of Lance Armstrong and …

2018-04-12: I just finished Tyler Hamilton’s The Secret Race. I’ve read a lot of books about …

2018-04-12:

2018-04-12: On a recent trip to North Carolina, I was listening to an audiobook of The Universe in Your Hand by …

2018-04-11: Here’s one of the stranger fears I have about this awful Presidency: I’m terrified that …

2018-04-11: Dot art.

2018-04-11: I love Yaz. Alison Moyet is one of the great voices of pop music. I came across this video recently …

2018-04-10: Samantha and Faith out for a walk in the sun.

2018-04-09: Wow. Comics legend @KurtBusiek tweeted what was basically a love letter to great lettering in …

2018-04-09: I got off my lazy ass tonight and cooked dinner on the grill. If you like pork chops the consistency …

2018-04-09: Time for her evening “homework”.

2018-04-09: My daughter is a much bigger fan of rainy mornings than I am.

2018-04-08:

2018-04-07: Two years ago today, roughly 11 months after we picked her up at a hospital in the suburbs of Las …

2018-04-07: I’m all wet.

2018-04-06:

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2018-04-04: Camera time at the aquarium.

2018-04-04: She won’t sit still!!!!

2018-04-03: Celebrating 14 years of marriage with my two favorite people.

2018-04-03: I agree with every word of this and this country could really use George Carlin right now. …

2018-04-02: The beliefs of the right can be explained by the two things they reject: science and empathy. …

2018-04-02:

2018-04-02: I understand the appeal of ARM based Macs, but it’s a transition that would be awful for me. I …

2018-04-02: On April Fool’s Day, I decided I was going to stop doing business with any company that …

2018-04-02: I get to start my week with meetings with three different clients and a practice meeting with my …

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2018-04-01: The Easter bunny was here!!!

2018-03-31: Story time will be starting late, so Samantha has decided to take matters into her own hands.

2018-03-31: Yet another Easter egg hunt.

2018-03-30:

2018-03-29:

2018-03-29: 📚 I’m glad baseball is back. I’ll celebrate the start of this season the way I have for …

2018-03-28: I had one of those nights where I could hardly sleep. I laid in bed until 2:30 and moved up to my …

2018-03-27: I barely got to see Sam at all today. I helped get her ready this morning, and when she returned …

2018-03-26:

2018-03-26: She thinks she’s rich.

2018-03-26: I wish someone could explain to me why I’m still buying vinyl albums. Collecting really is a …

2018-03-25: Well, tomorrow morning’s “Executive Time” should be a hoot.

2018-03-25: Waiting for Ravioli is a great opportunity to learn!

2018-03-25:

2018-03-25: If you want to dismiss the young protestors because you disagree with them, that just makes you …

2018-03-24: All these amazing young women and men. So many beautiful words. And @Emma4Change with her powerful …

2018-03-24:

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2018-03-24: Downtown Athens, GA

2018-03-24:

2018-03-24: At the “Bunny Brunch” in Downtown Athens, GA ahead of the March for Our Lives.

2018-03-24: Can these remarkable young women and men save this country before the boomers and my generation …

2018-03-24: Goofy!!!!

2018-03-23: Zell Miller is dead. He left a decent progressive legacy in Georgia, but it’s hard to …

2018-03-23: Long, long week. Lounging in the hammock waiting for the arrival of Hurricane Samantha.

2018-03-23: Another year and no WWDC ticket!!!! Oh wait. I didn’t register. Again.

2018-03-22: Around two years ago, I tried to teach Samantha how to code. She was pretty bad at it. It was like …

2018-03-22: My daughter spent all night last night throwing up. My wife spent all day today throwing up. I …

2018-03-22: I spent nearly an entire day complaining to management and the help desk because I couldn’t …

2018-03-21: I haven’t been a parent long, but nothing makes me feel more helpless than a sick kid. And …

2018-03-21: “Hey Siri, stop the music.” Light on HomePod turns on, music volume lowers, then keeps playing. “Hey …

2018-03-20: Ooh. Sen. McCain and Sen. Flake have STRONG WORDS for Mr. Trump. Golly gee gosh, I bet that’ll …

2018-03-20:

2018-03-20: LEGO zoo night!

2018-03-20: I feel like if I get any dumber, I’m going to be promoted to management.

2018-03-19: Why are there only 24 hours in a day? I could use an extra three or four today so I can still get a …

2018-03-18: Money money money!!!

2018-03-18: We be goofy!!!

2018-03-18: I’m not sure Samantha understands how hammocks work.

2018-03-18:

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2018-03-16: Driving back from Charlotte today after a LOVELY appearance at traffic court, I was treated to my …

2018-03-15: I.T. sucks and there’s nothing that can be done to fix it.

2018-03-14:

2018-03-14: I’ve checked Twitter. The good news is I haven’t been fired today. Yet.

2018-03-14: “Hey Siri, play some Old 97’s.” “Sorry, I couldn’t find Old 97’s Evans in your …

2018-03-13: She’s looking at something.

2018-03-13: Notifying the Secretary of State of his dismissal via Twitter makes perfect sense. Firing someone …

2018-03-12: David Letterman’s new show on Netflix has been very good, and the most recent episode …

2018-03-11: Sorry to yell but, I WANT MY F’N HOUR BACK!!!!!

2018-03-10: It’s almost her bedtime. There’s a chance I’ll survive the day.

2018-03-10: I’m old and tired. Somebody save me.

2018-03-10: A beautiful day for chilling on the hammock.

2018-03-10: I get backseat duty today which means we learn about the planets on our way to spend a ridiculous …

2018-03-10:

2018-03-10: So, Samantha wants to play hide and seek this morning, but I’m not sure she gets it. When it’s my …

2018-03-09: A tip for other corporate drones who do remote work. When attending a phone “meeting,” …

2018-03-09:

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2018-03-08: I’ve had a standing desk for years in my home office. I purchased a balance board recently to stand …

2018-03-08: Feed us. Feed Us. FEED US!!!!!!

2018-03-07:

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2018-03-07: I was out in the backyard earlier playing with Faith and I managed to step in some of her dog shit. …

2018-03-07: For a long time, I wrote about baseball cards once a week at Talking Chop. It was highly rewarding, …

2018-03-06: Samantha is showing Memaw her new game.

2018-03-05: Coins from Memaw!!!

2018-03-05:

2018-03-05: 16 years old and very tired.

2018-03-04:

2018-03-04: For Christmas, my wife got me a pressure washer. I finally got around to putting it together today, …

2018-03-03: Story time!!

2018-03-02:

2018-03-02: Game night! Piggies on the Run!

2018-03-02: Ready to celebrate Dr. Suess at preschool today.

2018-03-01: More fun!

2018-03-01: I just find this comic page ridiculously funny.

2018-03-01: HULK ANGRY!!!!!!

2018-03-01: There’s something crazy on my back …

2018-03-01: Stupidity: Spending the a few weeks thinking, “my sidebar in Bear is cluttered with tags, I wish …

2018-02-28: I was informed today on Twitter that I am a “LowFo”. It was clearly meant as an insult, but I have …

2018-02-28: Puzzling over a puzzle.

2018-02-28: She’s staying on the line, barely.

2018-02-28: So, when I climbed the stairs to my office this morning and looked at my calendar, I saw the day was …

2018-02-27: I thought this was ridiculously expensive, but it was less than my iPhone X.

2018-02-27: When Mommy has a meeting, we have DADDY DAUGHTER NIGHT!!!

2018-02-27:

2018-02-27: Is this Vero thing worth checking out, or is it just another social hole for me to get dragged down?

2018-02-27: Jennifer Lawrence and Stephen Colbert drinking rum during her interview on the Late Show last night …

2018-02-27: Working on that next cavity.

2018-02-27: Uh oh. Someone needs a filling!

2018-02-26: I am continually amazed at these young students from Parkland. They are actually making Twitter …

2018-02-26: I’ve started using Shipt to have my groceries delivered. I can’t decide if this is the …

2018-02-26: ARGH! ARRGH!! ARRRGH!!! ARRRRGH!!!! Deep breath. Deep breath. Deep breath. Deep breath. Carry on.

2018-02-25: Another favorite Damian Wayne moment … He’s already winning Diana.

2018-02-25:

2018-02-24: This issue was mentioned in a reply from @alansmodic the other day and it made me think of my …

2018-02-24:

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2018-02-24: Dino face paint!!!

2018-02-24: Ooooh! Gross!!! Dino poop!

2018-02-24: Digging for fossils!

2018-02-23: I’m sitting in the Fox Theatre in Atlanta waiting for Rent to start. Meanwhile, my brother and niece …

2018-02-23:

2018-02-23: Rent!

2018-02-23: My wife, my daughter, my Mom.

2018-02-23: A friend’s daughter was at our house after we got our cats. She asked their names and I told …

2018-02-23: I celebrated the demise of Whedon on the Batgirl movie yesterday, but I still want the movie! Today …

2018-02-23: If my daughter grows up to be anything like these young activists from Parkland, even a little bit, …

2018-02-22: Most of my family seems especially pissed at Joy Behar. I’ll be honest, the only thing I know …

2018-02-22: Of course, I’ve just spent nearly an hour bitching about a comic book movie that won’t …

2018-02-22: She’s back to Batgirl in the comics, and her current run is one of her best. Kudos to Hope …

2018-02-22: Barbara Gordon was too great a character to keep down. She was resurrected as the wheelchair bound …

2018-02-22: At that point Barbara Gordon was just another woman in a refrigerator, a female comics hero whose …

2018-02-22: So, Whedon’s treatment of the character would have been awful, but DC has often treated the …

2018-02-22: The great thing about Barbara Gordon is that she became Batgirl because she thought it was the right …

2018-02-22: When he spoke to the press in the early days after he was announced on the project, Whedon said he …

2018-02-22: As a comic book fan, I’m super excited to see that Joss Whedon is OFF Batgirl. If it had moved …

2018-02-22: Tonight’s “nite nite” story is Elmo.

2018-02-22:

2018-02-21: My goodness. I hope everyone is watching the CNN Town Hall tonight. The right is being exposed by …

2018-02-21:

2018-02-21: Rock climber.

2018-02-21: I love comic books and I love Super Sons more than any big two comic of the past decade. Jon’s …

2018-02-21: Crisis actors are not a thing. My God. Is this really what has become of the American right?

2018-02-21: The difference between Billy Graham and Franklin Graham is similar to the difference between the …

2018-02-20: There are relatives of mine that think some of the kids from Parkland are fakes. This makes me …

2018-02-20: Bicycle!

2018-02-20: I find the idea that people use SJW as an insult hilarious. I think some of us would wear that as a …

2018-02-20: Never Again

2018-02-19: It takes a special type of depravity to attack high schools kids speaking out about the tragedy they …

2018-02-18: The other day, I didn’t feel very hopeful about our shared future. Then I listened to Parkland …

2018-02-18: I spent the AM writing about baseball cards, because that’s just the kind of geek I am, while …

2018-02-18: Lunch!!!!

2018-02-17: Up early. Homemade blueberry muffins. Natural history museum. Nap!!! (Sweet glorious nap.) Party for …

2018-02-17:

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2018-02-17: This museum has weird gifts.

2018-02-17: Samantha is taking pictures of dinosaurs at Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta.

2018-02-17: My and Samantha’s first attempt at making blueberry muffins from scratch. I’m scared to try them!

2018-02-16: And that’s that. I hope you and yours are happy and secure.

2018-02-16: So, I’ll just wake up every day and love her. I’ll do everything in my power to make sure she is …

2018-02-16: I want Samantha to believe she can be or do anything. I want her to believe she will always be safe. …

2018-02-16: This is the world into which my daughter was born. It’s my job and it’s Nicole’s job to get her …

2018-02-16: I booted down my Mac, turned out the lights, and put my head between my legs. I focused on slowly …

2018-02-16: I started having a hard time breathing. How could this be the world we live in? How could this be …

2018-02-16: If I had stopped there, I think I would have been OK. I started watching some of the videos that …

2018-02-16: I read everything I could find online. I watched the interviews with the kids who survived. These …

2018-02-16: Two nights ago, I had something that resembled a small panic attack. Samantha and Nicole were both …

2018-02-16: My family was complete. Finally. I lack the words to describe the joy that Samantha has given us …

2018-02-16: Samantha’s birth mother had been on heroin, so Sam was on methadone. We were also told that there …

2018-02-16: We flew to Vegas and there was no drama. The birth mother had already signed over her rights and …

2018-02-16: We tried to pick up the pieces of our lives. We loved on our pets. We went back to work. We tried to …

2018-02-16: The day after we arrived, the birth mother backed out. She went back to jail and the baby was placed …

2018-02-16: The birth mother was in jail and we were told it was a low risk adoption. The little girl was born …

2018-02-16: Our first adoption experience left us jaded. Mentally, I was trying to get myself into a place where …

2018-02-16: The little goober you see in the picture here is my daughter Samantha. Nicole and I were married in …

2018-02-16: I’m going to tell a short story in 16 posts. Sorry, it’s not a thread. Sorry it’s …

2018-02-16: It’s going to be at least two weeks before I get to see Black Panther. I was just looking over …

2018-02-16: Anti-semitism? Fine. Racism? Fine. Threaten war? Fine. Throw a Fuck You at the former Governor or …

2018-02-15: Congratulations to the @NRA and other gun rights supporters who must be thrilled to see another gun, …

2018-02-07: Oh no!!! They pulled my wisdom teeth.

2018-02-03: The Atlanta Center for Puppetry Arts is easily one of my favorite places in the city. The Jim Henson …

2018-02-02: Someone is cheesy this morning.

2018-02-01:

2018-01-22: They don’t know if the setting off of IED devices was an act of terror. I’m sure they …

2018-01-22: Orac’s Respectful Insolence is my favorite “skeptic” blog by far. This post is …

2018-01-21: And, as always, Fuck the GOP.

2018-01-21: Without a commitment from Ryan to vote on DACA in the House … nope. Just words. Get both Ryan and …

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2018-01-18: If there’s any wisdom I could impart directly to young consultants in a large organization, …

2018-01-18: It cannot possibly be healthy for me to have reached full rage before 9am.

2018-01-17: Hello snow. I’ve missed you.

2018-01-16: SNOW DAMNIT!!!! SNOW! I DEMAND SNOW!!!!!

2018-01-16: What’s the best way to start a Tuesday? Finding out you need to have your wisdom teeth extracted has …

2018-01-15: With it being MLK day, I thought I’d recommend my favorite series of graphic novels. The March …

2018-01-14: Tomorrow is the day where the men and women of the GOP, mostly men of course, pay lip service to the …

2018-01-14: Good news. I’ve just been informed by my Dad that it’s cold in Tennessee and therefore, global …

2018-01-14: Someone needs to talk me down from the ledge. I do NOT need a new iMac Pro. I do NOT need a new iMac …

2018-01-08: There’s this voice in my head I hear every day. It says “don’t be an ass”, …

2018-01-08: Someone is ready for the game tonight!!

2017-12-31: Am I the only one who thinks the National Anthem is a fairly awful song? I’m always amazed …

2017-11-29: I’m with Nick Heer on this. I’ll go further: I think Thompson’s position on net neutrality is of the …

2017-11-13: A heartbreaking day. We said goodbye to our beloved dog of 14 years, Buffy. She will be missed.

2017-11-06: AR-15 manufacturers must be giddy that their product was once again used successfully at its …

2017-11-01: Well, now I’m a hockey card collector. I blame my brother. …

2017-10-31: Halloween - Today

2017-10-31: Halloween - Two Years Ago

2017-07-28: You can cast McCain’s vote last night as principled, or you can cast as it the vote that would …

2017-07-28: As we praise Collins and McCain, let’s also not forget the hundreds of times they’ve …

2017-07-28: Praise Murkowski, Collins and McCain. But also, praise our party. 48 Dems have united and voted NO …

2017-07-28: Murkowski, Collins and McCain did good last night, but the united Democratic Senate has been doing …

2017-07-28: They’ve finished voting, but leadership is trying to wrangle a few more votes. The @GOP will …

2017-07-28: When this becomes law, and barring a miracle in the next few minutes, it will, he’s fucked.

2017-07-28: One of my oldest and best friends suffers from a chronic auto-immune condition. He is self-employed …

2017-07-24:

2017-07-24: It turns out that all I needed to enjoy the beach was a daughter.

2017-07-20: John McCain’s survival during his captivity is proof that he is a man capable of amazing courage, …

2017-07-16:

2017-07-16: A “friend” posted something on Facebook I found appalling. A couple she is friends with went to …

2017-07-08:

2017-07-08: Today, we made a silly chicken.

2017-07-04: My phone battery is about to die and I’m stuck in redneck hell. I’m in of rescue. …

2017-07-04:

2017-07-04: With the family at a 4th of July parade in a small southern town. The ratio so far is two American …

2017-07-03: My day could be worse I guess. My wife’s started with a colonoscopy.

2017-07-02: Against my better judgment, I’ve decided to watch season 4 of Agents of SHIELD. I’ve …

2017-07-02: Stuck at the Mall of George waiting for the Apple Store to repair my wife’s iPhone. BORED

2017-06-30: I’ve been ignoring most of my news sources recently. Is Orange Freak still President?

2017-06-27: What do you think the overlap is between people who think Bill Cosby is innocent and people who …

2017-06-20: I hate this stupid fucking state.

2017-06-20: Karen Handel will be a perfect rep for the 6th. She’s stupid, racist and homophobic. In other …

2017-06-09: Planet of the Apps is embarassing. Apple should be ashamed.

2017-06-08: McCain is an idiot and a political coward. Duh, right?

2017-06-08: So, is anything going on today?

2017-06-08: I hate, hate, hate calling my Senators. And yet, I’m doing it every damn day.

2017-06-07: I don’t hate all Republicans. No reason to waste perfectly good hate on the dead ones.

2017-06-07: Yeah, posting a fake picture of a fake decapitation is so much worse than taking healthcare away …

2017-06-07: We are so, so fucked.

2017-06-07: This country embarrasses me.

2017-06-07: These people really would rather be allied with Russia and Turkey than Germany and France. Yeah, …

2017-06-06: I’ve been unplugged all day for a funeral and I’m scared to check the news.

2017-06-05: If Kim Jong Un said nice things about Trump, he and his GOP minions would start treating them like …

2017-06-04:

2017-06-03: FYI … Wonder Woman is the real deal.

2017-06-03:

2017-06-02: I’m ending a long, bad week. At least it ends with getting to play with my daughter and later, …

2017-06-01: The current political climate is ruining my enjoyment of dystopian fiction. Shouldn’t The Man …

2017-06-01: Rampant racism. Colluding with a foreign power. Backing out of the most important climate agreement …

2017-05-31: We have a President who has bragged about assaulting women, invited Ted Nugent, who talked about …

2017-05-31: If your job is “Change Management” in a large IT department, then I hate your fucking …

2017-05-31: ARGH …

2017-05-30:

2017-05-30: Trump’s approval is back over 40%. Can we stop pretending there will be any consequences to …

2017-05-29: @charles_gaba doing battle against leftist liars. They’ve never heard the saying “the …

2017-05-29: The GOP loves the military, but has very little regard for veterans and soldiers. The proof …

2017-05-29: Note to the left leaning: believing Louise Mensch is the equivalent of believing Alex Jones. Or Sean …

2017-05-29: Note to the left leaning: believing Louise Mensch is the equivalent of believing Alex Jones. Or Sean …

2017-05-29: Our esteemed President on the true meaning of celebrating our nation’s military. …

2017-05-29: I don’t understand when Memorial Day became just another Veteran’s Day.

2017-05-28: Putin. Erdoğan. Duterte. Trump. In Firefly speak, “We’re humped.”

2017-05-28: Textualism. Free markets. States rights. All these high-minded ideals that ignore any consequences.

2017-05-28: The good conservatives … the ones who aren’t bat shit crazy … still have an …

2017-05-28: Corey Booker is a rock star, but if he doesn’t get on board with going after Kushner …

2017-05-28: I don’t pay for a subscription to the New York Times because the work of @nytpolitics is …

2017-05-28: I pay for a subscription to @washingtonpost because they have the best reporting in the country.

2017-05-28: What kind of day has it been? My wife and daughter got frozen custard and didn’t bring me any.

2017-05-28: If you’d rather be associated with Putin/Erdoğan/Duterte than Merkel or Macron, well, you …

2017-05-28: The best Sunday afternoons involve naps.

2017-05-27:

2017-05-27: Please … I beg of you … no more news on the weekends.

2017-05-26: They are literally traitors and they will get away with it.

2017-05-26: I’m so jealous.

2017-05-26: Any criticism of HRC speech today is invalid. She was 100% right.

2017-05-26: The “Conjoined Triangles of Success” isn’t nearly as stupid as the shit …

2017-05-26: My last boss was basically Big Head. His boss was Gavin Belson. That was my hell.

2017-05-26: Screaming at my monitor can’t possible be healthy.

2017-05-26: As for Hatfield’s Pussycat, it’s nice to see her loathing pointed at the “Short …

2017-05-26: “Scum” is my favorite Mode song in a decade. A nice funky beat and Gahan spitting out …

2017-05-26: I went through a period where I absolutely hated Dave Gahan. I was so, so wrong. His work on Spirit …

2017-05-26: Soundtrack for the morning was Juliana Hatfield’s Pussycat and Depeche Mode’s Spirit. …

2017-05-26: I’m so happy.

2017-05-26: Despite the fall of many of their big time players, Fox News won. This is their world. This is their …

2017-05-26: The GOP attacks on the press, both physical and verbal, are just getting started. This is the new …

2017-05-26: There’s nothing like a brand new morning and a brand new day at work. Just think of all the …

2017-05-25: I was going to read the Wash Post story on Kushner for bedtime, so my wife banned me from reading to …

2017-05-25: They can do anything. Attempt to destroy healthcare. Attempt to destroy education. Starve people. …

2017-05-25: I’m not having a good day.

2017-05-25: If I don’t start taking the time to proofread what I write here, I’m going to be …

2017-05-25: All we can do is hold on and try to survive as they die out and are, hopefully, replaced by smaller …

2017-05-25: There’s no going back. This is who these people are now.

2017-05-25: In fact, if elected members of the GOP were to start assaulting reporters on a regular basis, they …

2017-05-25: Yes, I’ve been reading comics while working. In my defense, it’s during a meeting …

2017-05-25: Nothing like starting a comic with two parents being gunned down in front of their daughter. This …

2017-05-25: Captain Marvel was a far more interesting book before Alpha Flight.

2017-05-24: Look, up in the sky …

2017-05-24: Is it wrong that I wonder if John Daly was sober when he gave this interview?

2017-05-24: Anyone who believes that IM is a better method than email for communicating at work should be …

2017-05-24: @VJ_Ostrowski, @sirfox89, and @BrianNeedsaNap just killed it on the most recent DC3Cast. Fascinating …

2017-05-23: Somehow, she kept sinking into the basket.

2017-05-23: I was really disappointed that they didn’t kill off Mon-El in the season finale for Supergirl. …

2017-05-23: I need some motivation to get my work done. Can anyone help?

2017-05-19: I don’t guess I understand all the Bernie Sanders love. I’m sure his old liberal heart …

2017-05-19: Man, I love everything about the Black Lightning trailer except his costume. It just looks … …

2017-05-19: Starting the day with donuts.

2017-05-18: Every night requires a book about trains.

2017-05-18: From @tomwatson on Twitter: Thoughts and prayers for the victims of Roger Ailes.

2017-05-18: It must suck to be the kind of person whose death makes the world a better place.

2017-05-17:

2017-05-17: Hey look, the GOP is rallying around the disaster President. Told ya. There will be no consequences. …

2017-05-17: I have no respect for Trump, but he’s no worse than the traditional GOPers who continue to …

2017-05-17: The other participant is a smart man, earnest to a fault, who is a remarkably ineffective politician …

2017-05-17: One participant is a preening phony who’s only interesting because he has an unobjectionable …

2017-05-17: That “debate” last night was pathetic.

2017-05-16: The only people who can prove my cynicism wrong willingly voted for Donald Trump.

2017-05-16: The GOP’s war against the press was genius. It’s why they will never pay any …

2017-05-16: Wow. These new revelations are shocking and troubling and will do nothing to move people in …

2017-05-16: Sen. McCain is not a stupid man. He knows that a strongly worded statement is meaningless except to …

2017-05-16: I remain amazed by Sen. John McCain. The fact that he’s alive is a testament to an amazing, …

2017-05-16: You can certainly debate whether Trump is really one of them, but they certainly think he is. …

2017-05-16: America would be a better place today if Ford had never pardoned Nixon, who should have spent his …

2017-05-16: If you’re bring up Vince Foster in 2017, you aren’t to be taken seriously.

2017-05-16: But, this is where the GOP finds itself and as long as Trump gives them the potential to destroy …

2017-05-16: The only thing the GOP cares about is power. Trump and the people who will support him regardless of …

2017-05-16: Supergirl was a good show during the first season. The easiest way to make it a good show again? …

2017-05-15: I think the USA is a lost cause. Still, you have to go down fighting, right?

2017-05-15: I don’t believe there will be any price paid by the GOP for enabling Trump.

2017-05-15: I’m angry, outraged, etc, etc, etc. Sure. I will do my part to work for a better outcome, but …

2017-05-13: Well, the world may be going to hell in a hand basket, but at least I get to share a doughnut with …

2017-05-12: Allow me to go all cynical on you. There is no price to be paid by the GOP. There is a large portion …

2017-05-12: There was a time in our nation’s history where we hung traitors. Now we have a 24 hour news …

2017-05-11: Everyone should see this. Everyone. twitter.com/NetworkJu…

2017-05-11: Agent Orange is a sad, pathetic little man.

2017-05-10: I’ve come to realize that there’s a certain group of people in this country who no …

2017-05-10: The worst political thing to happen in the last 50 years of American politics was Ford’s …

2017-05-10: The world may be going to hell in a handbasket, but at least my Atlanta Braves are providing comfort …

2017-05-10: In a meeting at the White House, our White House, between Agent Orange, the Russian Foreign …

2017-05-10: So yeah, when the word “Nixonian” is being thrown around, maybe you don’t want to …

2017-05-10: Two thoughts: 1 - I had no idea Kissinger was still alive. 2 - I suspect that karma isn’t …

2017-05-10: Trump is the GOP is Trump.

2017-05-09: The GOP. Nixon, Reagan, W, Trump. I don’t see the difference.

2017-05-09: Charles P. Pierce tells is like it is.

2017-05-09: Nothing in my idiotic job can compare to what the GOP is doing to our country.

2017-05-09: Nixonian? Yes. Nixonian. talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/br…

2017-05-09: My day started with a $1,400 car repair and then managed to get worse.

2017-05-09: Fuck you if you think poverty is a moral failing.

2017-05-08:

2017-05-07:

2017-05-05: 2 years ago tonight, my wife and I flew to Las Vegas to meet our beautiful 3 day old daughter. My …

2017-05-03:

2017-04-25:

2017-04-25: My daughter hunting easter eggs.

2017-04-25: I thought about screaming some more, but that would be just screaming into a void.

2017-04-25: The good news is that I remembered to hit mute this time.

2017-04-25: How is my work day going? I just spent 15 minutes screaming every cuss word I know into a speaker …

2017-04-24: And here we go …