Stars

On the wall over his bed, we placed a bunch of glow in the dark stars. On this night, Cami has been called into work, so the lights are out and Ben is snuggled up next to me: Ben: Dad, do you ever get lonely and afraid at night? Me: Sometimes, buddy Ben: When you…

Working My Way to the Grave

For some weird reason, Ben has developed an odd obsession with when I am going to die. But… not in a sad way. It’s almost like he’s looking forward to my impending departure… Ben: Dad, when you die I’m gonna have lots of money! Me: Yeah, I don’t think so, buddy. I really don’t have…

Bad Words

In the odd event that you didn’t know or haven’t figured it out yet, I am a Sailor. More than that I am a US Navy Submarine Sailor, which means that (a) I curse like a Sailor and (b) I really don’t give a (obscenity deleted) what anybody thinks about it. The problem, of course,…

A Six Year Old Mouth

At his special 6th Birthday breakfast at his favotite Pancake place which shan’t be named but rhymes with ‘Ihop,” Ben makes the following observation… Ben: My mouth didn’t used to be this big #Benisms