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From Boy to Man

Hey, World! I’d like to introduce you to your newest adult. Statistically, the United States alone is celebrating 12,000 new adults today (give or take a few), but I happen to know one of them pretty personally. After all, he … Continue reading

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Two States, Three Years

Moving to two different states within three years is rife with challenges. The biggest one for me? Bigger, even, than finding new doctors and supermarkets and navigating school politics and back roads? Loneliness. Gus and I sat by ourselves at … Continue reading

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Starkville, Meet Lax

It’s heeeerrrre. Last night was the first “official” parent/player call-out meeting for the Starkville Storm Lacrosse Club. The board room at the Sportsplex was packed, and by the end of the evening, we had 14 high school boys and 2 … Continue reading

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Adaptation

Ten short months ago, we received word that Mississippi State University wanted Chris. (Cue the Billy Squier music.) Ten short months ago, we broke the news to the kids. Sam and Gus smiled nervously and nodded their tentative approval, George … Continue reading

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Bridges and Abs

Enjoyed a beautiful drive back from Indiana yesterday. Ten hours of sunshine and a lovely sunset on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Oh, and I missed a deer by about 2 feet at 60 miles an hour, but that’s another story … Continue reading

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Potty Talk

As every eight-year-old boy knows, talking about poop is great fun. George is no exception. He’s been a little obsessed with it lately. More than a little. I’m not sure where it all started. Maybe with Fitz and the Tantrums’, … Continue reading

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