Imposter Numbers

For a while there the expectation was that the hardest part about becoming a novelist was the act of writing a quality book. It is indeed a struggle to come up with an original story, captivating characters, place them all on the page, and then try and eliminate as many mistakes as possible. Even with … More Imposter Numbers

Nostalgia

I spent some time today looking over words from my past. Not just stories I’ve written, but documents and reports for the various jobs I’ve held. It’s making me a little wistful. There have been so many people along the way who I just don’t see anymore, even though they were once daily fixtures. It … More Nostalgia

Not Drunk Yet

The school day ended and some of us teachers went out to our second life as adults that wanted to have a few drinks. Yet again I’m reminded of how lucky I am to work with such amazing people. Even after a few conflicts and squabbles during the work day, we are still so dedicated … More Not Drunk Yet

It Makes the Day

Last night, for the third time in four days, my little one had a hard time sleeping through the night. She’s only ten months old, so she still holds many of her own mysteries. From around midnight she will half wake up and cry just loud enough to wake my wife and I. We’ll fight … More It Makes the Day