Playing games

I taught my 5-year-old chess. That may be me bragging a bit, but what else was I to do? She loves board games and I was sick of Candy Land. I had found this fantastic set of storybooks that explained how…

Separation anxiety

Or, I should say, lack thereof. My daughter started Kindergarten this week, certainly a big turning point in her life. Our lives. She isn’t around in the mornings anymore and it’s just me and her little brother. The two guys…

Buy this commercial building!

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  Wanted: One intrepid entrepreneur to spruce up a recently vacated commercial building in my neighborhood. It was most recently a natural health clinic, but they have either moved on to a more suitable location or have gone out of…

Upgrading the city code

I’ll freely admit that I’m a nerd. I still do a marching band-like activity in my free time, I participate in marathon trivia contests, and I write horrible rough drafts of novels that will never be published in a span…