• Mini-me … Mini-she

    When you have kids, and while the kids are young, you spend a lot of time wondering what they’ll be like as they get older. And you spend a lot of time hoping that they share what you consider to be your own best traits. For me, this was especially true with Sean. My first …

    July 8, 2004
  • Agreeing with Alfonse

    Just want to say that I agree with Alfonse D’Amato. Time to say goodbye to Cheney. Bush needed his experience on the ticket in 2000. He doesn’t need it now.

    July 7, 2004
  • Fireworks…

    “Sometimes … they’re up in the sky … it’s like stars.” — T, having been woken up by the loud noise of 4th of July fireworks tonight, and seeing them outside her window for the first time in her young life

    July 4, 2004
  • “Sweet! Baghdad weather!”

    — said by Sean this morning upon seeing the weather forecast in today’s paper, with an expected high of 102 and a “feels like” temperature of 109

    June 23, 2004
  • Kids

    I’ll elaborate on this at a later date perhaps, but just for the record: It’s amazing to me how utterly different two children from the same parents can be.

    June 17, 2004
  • A favorite quote

    Never underestimate the power of what one man can accomplish when he doesn’t care who gets the credit. — Ronald Reagan

    June 11, 2004