Some famous painter once said that the colors on his palette looked like they were at war with each other. I think it looks more like they're dancing, but I dance when I paint.
Thing2 is wrapping up his second year playing for the minor-league in Little League baseball. He's played catcher this year and loved it. I think this is the year that most parents love watching. The kids still place a high values fairness -- something about which we all seem willing to compromise as we get… Continue reading Focus
It's Saturday morning, and we're off to T-ball. Almost all our Saturdays involve some morning sport with one or both of the boys. In winter it's the perfect antidote to cabin fever, but this morning it's helping get me grounded again. A weekend away at the Cape led to a week of catching up at… Continue reading Grounders
Sunny with a chance of SuperDude
I can predict the weather once a year with near 100% certainty. The last Saturday in April will almost certainly be sunny and cold. I know this because this is the day Little League begins in our town, and it would not be the official start of the game season if eager young T-ballers weren't… Continue reading Sunny with a chance of SuperDude