• Because of Die Hard, I can never remember what country Stockholm is the capital of.

  • ‪In the latest DadZone for Richmond Family Magazine I write about raising my kids in a racist world.‬

    ‪Pick up a hard copy in town, or read it now here: richmondfamilymagazine.com/article/t…

  • Happy Sam’s Birthday Month!

  • A pious raptor

  • So new Maroon 5 song = Pachelbel’s Canon in D. Check.

  • “In short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.”— A Tale of Two Cities

  • My almost-teenager knows how to hit me where it hurts: “Dad, the only good R.E.M. song is ‘Shiny Happy People’”

  • I still get chills whenever I hear Alan Rickman say “…and Tubular Bells” music.apple.com/us/album/…

  • Mario Kart for iOS came out. After playing only Apple Arcade games for a week, games like this, with IAP-centered, Skinner-box mechanics, feel outdated and scummy.

  • No one told me a feature of adulthood would be this much farting.

  • It really isn’t fair that grass continues to grow after Labor Day.

  • I can clearly remember a day in my elementary school cafeteria when I thought R.E.M. and EMF were the same band.

  • Confidence in pedestrian infrastructure

  • Apple Arcade has Chu Chu Rocket. Hooray!

  • Lies.

  • Back from our two-week summer vacation with episode 70 of Sam and Ross Like Things! www.samandrosslikethings.com/podcast/2…

  • Huh. Mason Williams (“Classical Gas”) released an album of Overwatch music? music.apple.com

  • What time do folks start their tailgating for Back to School Night?

  • Computers are the worst.

  • This book on ADHD is too boring.

  • Moonlight Ride 2019

  • The NYT Crossword brings me a daily joy I continue to be grateful for.

  • No king no king la la la la la la

  • My 12-year-old asked if I could please show her how to mow the lawn today. I’ve never in my life tried so hard to play it cool.

  • I’m a bearded man standing alone in the tween section of an Old Navy. My daughter can’t get back from the changing room fast enough.

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