A Wonderful Joyous Buzz by Lick the Fridge

Topic: Guilt Maybe in twenty-five years I won’t remember. Maybe when I’m retired in the South Pacific on my own personal island, and all I do each day is sit and sip rum out of tall glasses with umbrellas and read stories that people have sent me and write letters to my friends, and when … Continue reading

The Point Oh One Principle by T.J. Alexian

Topic: Entitlement “Daddy, am I your favorite?” Theo asked me this last night, and not for the first time. It’s a familiar question for him, one he playfully tends to ask, every other day or so. Of course, I provided him with my standard answer, particularly since Ashes was sitting in the back of the … Continue reading

I Am A Big Jerk by Super Daddy

Topic: Entitlement I was quite honored to receive the invitation from Jared and Mitch to participate in The Write On Project. This is their home, their backyard and they’re inviting me over to play. I was humbled. This week’s topic is Entitlement. I have a lot to say about entitlement and what others feel they … Continue reading

And for what? by Thoughtful Pop

Topic: Entitlement Cold tile floors woke my toes and I Shuffled brewed beans before my nose so I Could see before I saw the writing on the wall That this would be a day that just got away That my nasty breath would pale to the noxious rage That would poison the air and stain … Continue reading

Attack of the Berkeley Mom by Lick the Fridge

Topic: Entitlement The playground was crowded but peaceful. Nothing was out of the ordinary. Throngs of two and three year olds swung, slid, climbed, pedaled, shoveled and toddled around in an organized sea of chaos. Adults stood by in the wings ready to intervene should intervention be required. “Mommy, look at me”s and “Daddy, I … Continue reading

Rain and Sunshine, Sunshine and Rain by Mudly Art

Topic: Rain I can’t think about rain, without thinking about it’s relationship to sunshine. As much as the earth needs peace in order to make sense, so does rain need sunshine. Rain is nature’s balance to sunshine. And I crave rainy days as much as I crave sunny days. If sunshine is light, then rain is … Continue reading

A Biblical Kind of Rain by Tessasdad

TOPIC: RAIN Rain in a nation along the equator is not like rain anywhere else. At least in what I’ve seen in my travels to the Caribbean and to East Africa. While in Uganda on two visits in 2009, I saw rain which can only be explained as a full-body sensory experience of biblical proportions. … Continue reading

Getting Wet by Thoughtful Pop

Topic: Rain The kids were going bat-shit crazy. Evasive action had to be taken. The fate and collective sanity of our nation of four was at stake. The tipping point was upon us and if utter chaos was to be avoided some tough choices would have to be made. Without a grand distraction we could … Continue reading

Welcome Home by Lick the Fridge

Topic: Rain I walk through the corridors of the hospital with a car seat in each hand. In each car seat is one of my children. They balance me. They are three weeks old and they are leaving the NICU. We are coming home as a family for the first time. A NICU nurse and … Continue reading