It sounds crazy, but I really hope my house burns down. I honestly believe that if I lost all of my worldly possessions in a fire, I would be able to escape this house, the clutter and particular memories these boxes of crap represent. I half expect … Read more →
I am a “Stay-At-Home” dad. I can assure you, Michael Keaton did a much better job at being Mr. Mom than I will ever hope to aspire to do. First of all, the phrase “Stay-At-Home” is a complete misnomer: Shopping, play-dates and errands continually interrupt this supposed domestic ideal.
Folks who have been married for a few years, like my wife and me, know that romance can take a backseat to all the other pressures life throws at you. Sex appears on the “To Do” list, and is never likely to appear before work, laundry, dishes and mortgage payments.
Could we be close to etching our own archeological footnote on the cave wall? Are all the liberties we enjoy today so taken for granted that our society is about to implode, leaving only a legacy of so much promise, prosperity and the occasional M*A*S*H rerun? If the answer is YES, then I know EXACTLY the moment that the telltale sign came upon us….