2014 December

The Story – 1 – Getting cleaned on the inside

2017-07-18T17:43:26-04:00December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

We are a story, a living story, if we are anything, and this is one reason, maybe the best, why stories will never go out of fashion. In my own family, much of our time together revolves around stories. We read them every night and often the children read more on their beds, flashlights in hand, [...]

2014 August

A boy’s story

2017-07-19T00:49:22-04:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In the end, we are story as much as we are anything. This is one reason why it works so well, this movie, Boyhood, which follows in real time filming the life of a boy who, over the span of a dozen or so years, grows up. It’s a remarkable movie-making twist -- thank you Richard Linklater [...]

2013 November

My daughter the singing orphan (and an update on Timothy)

2017-07-19T20:19:04-04:00November 22nd, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Of course our stories – your story, my story, the story of the drunk down in Apartment 8 –are all pretty much the same, that is they are all stories of human beings trying to get by in one way or another. I was reminded of this last night when Liz, my oldest, performed in [...]