Happy Birthday, Chica Dulce

May 17, 2013

The Mexican restaurant in town, like most small town Mexican restaurants I’ve been to, makes it a practice to, upon learning of a diner’s birthday, slap a sombrero on the patron’s head, sing them a tune in Spanish and present them with sopapillas. At our joint they like to smear whipped cream in the face […]

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Another Reason I Love Being a Daddy

December 20, 2010

I received this card from Thing 1 today after school. She is such a joy and it is days like today that help me look past all the times she acts like a bratty six year old. She and her sister make my life fun. Hot Mama has done a wonderful job in raising them […]

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Happy Birthday Little Angel

October 21, 2010

Thing 1 is six years old today. She has come a long way from that fragile premature baby pictured above. When she was born, she weighed just over five pounds and had to have intestinal surgery the night after she was born. She ended up spending a month in the neonatal intensive care unit before […]

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