As parents, we don't really create our children. We mostly try to keep them afloat.
Walking 6,000 miles with Bo has taught me at least a couple of things.
What I've learned from banging out beats behind my most metal friends and neighbors.
Insights from my decade of experience as a player in the old-guy indoor soccer league.
What I learned from making a (slight) menace of myself on the ski slopes--and over cheese fries.
A long time ago, in a make-believe galaxy not far away, I pretended to be Luke Skywalker. Here's how that turned out.
As our oldest daughter prepares for college, I'm thinking back on stories from my own dorm-life days.
The important lesson I learned from my daughter's experimentation with eye makeup.
One of my daughters recently asked why I "always" wink at her. The answer has to do with silent connections formed in my distant past.
There's a very real sense in which words have conjured the world as we know it. Which is why we should treat them with care.