Future Aspirations

K: When I grow up I want to have two jobs. J: Oh yeah? What two jobs? K: I want to be a song writer because I’m going to write a whole album of Superman songs. J: Oh yeah? What’s the second job? K: I don’t know. Hmm. Maybe I want to run a Halloween store! Or no… I want…

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Once…

Once I almost died. I was in a mosh pit. I’d been there most of the day… but it had been calm. Canadian one might say. A Canadian mosh pit, back when those were a thing. Then there was a moment. The Tragically Hip came to the stage… The mosh pit which had numbered in the hundreds previously, suddenly became…

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School. Home. School.

There was a time, when I was very much against any idea other than the normal, run of the mill, K-12 education. But he’ll need that social experience, I said. But he’ll need that regimen, I said. Understanding trained professionals. But then I thought about it… and well, my experience was nothing like that. Once my son was actually in…

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