To Discover What Makes a Man

I have always struggled with what it means to be a man. The typical manly virtues I learned growing up never applied to me: I wasn’t tall, rugged, handsome. I didn’t have broad shoulders and large hands. I didn’t excel at sports or enjoy hunting and killing. In so many ways, I fell short of… Continue reading To Discover What Makes a Man

“I Like Daddy”

We were sitting in the carpool line, just me and Jon, he in his carseat and me in mine. The radio was playing Jack Johnson’s “Sitting, Waiting, Wishing”, which is a heckuva catchy tune if you’ve never heard it. I was absentmindedly bobbing my head in time with the music when Jon suddenly says, “Buckle,… Continue reading “I Like Daddy”