A Daily Blog of Family Life in Wisconsin

Posts from the ‘close enough to poetry’ category

Lee’s Dream

I love my early mornings with the Mikester.  This morning Lee decided to join us for our sunrise conversation.  He said he just had had the…

Birth of a great idea

I should write about the wonderful priest appreciation dinner TL and I were graciously invited to. What a fantastic evening. It wasn’t black tie, it was…

Hamilton

You know what’s funny? Tim Ferriss and I have the same bullet today. That’s how good this bullet is. Tim has his 5-Bullet Fridays but that…

A good walk

A good walk in the morning can take you further than the mere steps. I had one such walk this morning.  Probably less than mile but…

Memory Lane

Took a nice walk with the family around the long block. Notice I didn’t say nice, relaxing walk… No, that’s rare when the kids are by…

Prince is dead

I got an email today from my godson Alex saying he was sorry to hear about the death of Prince. Prince is dead? Prince is dead.…

Grain of salt

I’m my own best and worst critic — just depends on the day. Or the hour. Or the minute. Hey! I don’t think those were complete sentences!…

Back in the USSR

Often times I think about the USSR or the Soviet Union — or Russia — or whatever we used to call it back in the days…

Tough Tuesdays

I was born on a Tuesday. Tuesdays are tough. It also happens to garbage day and there always seems to be a ton of dirty dishes…