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Twinsies

Carson Simms was one of the first people I revealed my true self to. She wasn't sure if I was joking or not--which says a lot about the...

Donn Clendenon & The Foul Ball

I’ve never caught a foul ball. Never. Which is weird, since I’ve gone to so many baseball games. I’ve picked up a few that have rattled...

Binge Reaction

Saturday was a day of relaxing after my niece's wedding, catching up with an old friend, and then a mad dash across the state so that I...

Generation Target Practice

This April will mark the 18th anniversary of the Columbine High School Massacre. This means we've raised an entire generation that has...

Cold Comfort

I just looked up when the Sandy Hook shooting took place: 2012. The webpage mentioned the age of the kids in the school: they were mostly...

Some Lessons

Oh hey here's a question I need to start asking sooner: "Are you married?" You'd think I'd learn. But I apparently don't. It's happened...

I'm in This Coffeeshop, See?

I'm in this coffeeshop, see? And I'm supposed to be writing the story of my life Because that's what I want my life to be I want my life...

Drive-by Hatings

Small things mean a lot. I decided to come to this coffee house to do some writing for a show. I pulled into the parking lot, where an...

Fantastic, Sloppy Lives

In the middle of all the outrage and heartbreak that's around us and filling our social media and news feeds it feels somehow wrong to be...

CONTENT WARNING

In October 2017 I did a TEDx talk at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford, NY. The theme of the talk was "Revealing the Invisible." This...

Woo.

Fred was awake yesterday at 5 am, on the subway at 6:30, and at the URTA auditions before 8. Just like on Saturday, he did his five...

Slugging and Joy

We're reviving one of our old family holiday traditions today: Slug Day! This is a tradition as old as VHS, where the family gathered...

A Bit of Christmas Morning

My ex-wife and her best friend have been best friends since they were 3. That's an impressive streak. And they have always spent time...

Yippee

Yippee Santa was one of the first presents I bought my mother with my own money, going out by myself to shop, picking what I wanted to...

You Can Dance if You Want To.

Am I too old for houndstooth miniskirts and fuzzy sweaters? I don't care. I will wear them because I want to. I like the way I look and...

Dear Clueless White Male Judge

In response to the Facebook post (since deleted) that Judge Bill O'Neil wrote bragging about his sexual exploits in defense of Senator Al...