Tag Archives: Birthday

A Half A Century

Sooooo…I’m 50. Seriously…I had to pause and look at that before I moved on because…it just seems so…crazy? Odd? What is the word I’m looking for? Unbelievable? When you’re a kid…50 sounds OLD. Hell…when you’re in your 20’s, 50 sounds … Continue reading

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The Teenage Years Are Upon Us

Well…it had to happen eventually. Today, my first born turns 13. THIRTEEN. This obviously means that we will now have an entirely new slate of things to worry about. Funny…when you have a baby, everyone remarks at how fast time … Continue reading

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Birthday Trip To Cedar Point

It’s been YEARS since I’ve been to the amusement park to the north. Actually…it’s been 28 years. The last time I found myself at Cedar Point, I was 18 and my high school class took our senior class trip up … Continue reading

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12 Years Old & Counting

12 years? You GOTTA be kidding me? It’s been 12 years since this young man made an appearance into our lives and he is every bit the person I want him to be. He’s smart, kind, has a great personality … Continue reading

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Turning The Page

I gotta tell you…I’ve been thinking a lot about this lately and frankly…turning 40 kinda sucked. And then I turned 41. Followed by 42. Then there was a flow to it and all of a sudden I was 43. Then … Continue reading

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Ava’s 9th Birthday Makeup Party

Ava turned 9 on August 2nd and had a BIG BIRTHDAY MAKEUP PARTY for her and her friends. Stephanie’s co-workers showed up to give the girls makeovers, doing their makeup, painting their nails and to have some cake and pizza. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ava!

It’s hard to imagine what might be in store for this coming year for my lovely daughter. 7 has been such a great age for her and she is growing so fast that it is hard for me to keep … Continue reading

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Double Digits!

Of ALL the birthdays my kids will be having, this is the first of the big ones for Christopher. Turning 10 is like reaching a milestone that you’ll never reach again. You go from 1-9 and have single digits and … Continue reading

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This Crazy, Wonderful Life

Today I am 42 years old. Every year, as my birthdays come and go, I think of my mortality. I think about how I won’t be here forever and who will remember me when I’m gone. I think some people … Continue reading

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41

So now I’m officially IN my 40’s. I’m not 40 anymore. I’m IN my 40’s. And I’m not sure how I feel about that. I guess I’m fine with it. There’s nothing I can do about it really. I mean…time … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Christopher!

All this talk about what a good dad I am, but today I am working on my son’s 7th birthday. Oddly enough, it was 7 years ago when I was concerned that I would have to work when my wife … Continue reading

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And Finally…It Ends

Continuing my series of blogs that have “…” in them, this should pretty much wrap them up. At least I can’t think of anymore “…” that I want to use…so hopefully this will be all. Dunno if you guys all … Continue reading

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Birthday Surprises

My family humors me So yesterday was my 40th birthday (REALLY?!? Noooo…you don’t say?), and my wife and kids and my bestests friends made sure that is was a day to remember! First off, my son and my wife BOTH … Continue reading

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A Pirate Looks At 40

Guess who is turning 40? One clue…he’s not on the left. And he’s wearing an eyepatch. And…OH C’MON ALREADY!!! 40 years. I’m 40 years old. Well…not yet officially…but almost. Really…that’s “getting up there” if you think about it. Think of all the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mom!

So my Mom is in Florida looking at rental properties (much to the chagrin of my Dad), and so I was gonna try to do something creative and write a really nice long blog about how much I love her … Continue reading

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