Monthly Archives: January 2011

Catch a Tiger

In 2003 I got one of those no-way-you-turn-it-down kind of opportunities one Saturday morning. I got off the phone and realized I accepted without first checking with Chrisie. This could have been very bad, but fortunately, once I told her … Continue reading

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Play a Song

For one glorious semester in 1993 I was co-host of Morning Madness on Clarksville’s Sound Alternative, the New Magic 91.7 (which was, of course, the campus radio station for APSU, but it sounds more impressive the other way). A guy … Continue reading

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Age Appropriate

When I started first grade, I almost immediately ran in to one of those arcane policies that only seem to exist in public school districts. At the time, the schools in Clarksville required you to go through the kindergarten reader … Continue reading

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What it Takes

Chrisie and I often joke that we’ve never really lived alone, just the two of us. That’s an exaggeration of course, but it is grounded in truth. Even in the first years of our marriage, we played host to several … Continue reading

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A Different Language

I’m bad at starting conversations with women I’m trying to hit on. Well, I assume I’m still bad. I haven’t tried (or desired) to hit on anyone since my wife and I got together. I’m almost equally as bad at … Continue reading

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The Semantics of Relationship

I received my first lesson in the Semantics of Relationship at a very young age during my first few weeks of public school in first grade. I attended a Montessori school for pre-school and Kindergarten, so this was also my … Continue reading

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