Author Archives: Daddy Scratches

I’m kind of like a superhero who saves people … except the people I save usually aren’t in any real danger other than that which I’ve conjured up in my own wildly neurotic imagination

Last weekend, my mother-in-law treated me, Wonder Woman, our kids, our nephew and WW’s older brother to the Philly Pops’ annual holiday concert at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts — or, as I like to call it, The Anxiety-Provoking Center for the Provocation of Anxiety in the Overly Neurotic Parent Who Fears the Accidental Falling from Great Heights and Subsequent Premature Death of His Children and Nephew. The building itself was as spectacular as had my wife, mother-in-law and brother-in-law led me to believe it would be. An architectural masterpiece, really. Unfortunately, when I’m responsible for the wellbeing… [read the rest]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like fight night

It's beginning to look a lot like fight night

Sunday night, we went out and bought this year’s Christmas tree, which entailed…… [read the rest]

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In captivity

You know what mostly sucks? The WordPress iPhone app. You know what sucks even more? Having to resort to using the mostly sucky WordPress iPhone app in order to post a quick little something while trapped in my cubicle. [Disclaimer: If this post and/or the photo above (which may or may not actually appear above; I have no clue what’s going to happen when I hit “Publish,” but I suspect it will be a blogtastrophe), it’s because it was published using the aforementioned mostly sucky WordPress iPhone app.] All of which is to say: GET ME OUT OF HERE!!! Christ,… [read the rest]

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Ground control

Ground control

Last Friday, after spending a week visiting with my family for the first time since becoming Pennsylvania residents, I…… [read the rest]

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Knockout

Knockout

Taken last Sunday at the church where my niece was christened. God and Jesus could…… [read the rest]

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