Tag Archives: kids

Homo

Yesterday I had the joy of explaining to a six-year-old that “homo” wasn’t an expletive or an insult, and using it as one makes you sound backwards and stupid. This was a moderate issue for a couple of reasons. First, … Continue reading

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Interlude: Happy Birthday, Toop

Day 58. 111,460 words. On this day, four years ago, my last chance at an even male-female distribution in my little nuclear family was foiled by the arrival of Freja Regina Clare “Toop”[1] Hindle, putting me at a distinct 1-3 disadvantage … Continue reading

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Boy toy, Girl toy

Actually, since this weekend is another write-off and I’m a lazy sod, and since I wasted a lot of time and effort on these debates over the past few days when I should have been writing, I figured I might … Continue reading

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Interlude: Weekend at Chucky’s

Well, this weekend was just all manner of fun. If there’s one thing more exciting than a stomach bug while you’re sporting a colostomy bag, it’s that same stomach bug also afflicting your three-year-old daughter. I think Mrs. Hatboy also … Continue reading

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Reflecting kindly on my folks

Here’s something I never appreciated as a teenager, not that teenagers as a general rule reflect much on things or appreciate them. I wouldn’t say it’s necessarily something you have to be a parent to understand – I’m not so arrogant … Continue reading

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