Category Archives: Lite Stuff

Misadventures with Santa Claus

Oh how the child-like wonder of visiting Santa Claus fades when carting two non-believing older kids and a way-excited little man to the mall on the Sunday before Christmas. Yes, I said it. I went to the mall. Willingly. What … Continue reading

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Things I Didn’t Use To Say

My wife has a tough job. I think about this on the days when she goes to work early and I have to get them up, dressed, ready, out the door and on to school. This morning we were running … Continue reading

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The Snow Grinch Melts

I live in the South ya’ll, in case you hadn’t picked up on that. We don’t see alot of snow around these parts. And, when we do, it’s usually the nasty wintry mix variety or ice. Ugh. Ice is horrible. … Continue reading

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Jesus and Santa

I thought we were done with Christmas stuff. But no. On Thursday evening, as I’m bringing the boys home from pre-school (well, after school care for Older One), a discussion erupts in the car. I later determined that it was … Continue reading

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Did We Really Do That?

Did we really do that? I asked that question as I awoke on Friday morning. Black Friday.  I don’t know what you call Christmas shopping on Thanksgiving.. but yes, we really did that. 8 p.m. “Bye! Love you.” “Well, that’s … Continue reading

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