Why I think #HostessFail is a #HostessWin

So Hostess (@Hostess_Snacks) today had what many are calling a big time social media fail. To mark the opening day for our national pastime, our national snackfood tweeted a cupcake decked out like a baseball, with a nice little caption. Of course the interwebs were soon ablaze with all sorts of amusing commentary, replete with...
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Binge watching? What’s that?

With the rise of Netflix the phenomenon of binge watching has gone mainstream. People are watching full seasons, hell, entire runs of a TV show in one sitting. But not me. I’m a parent. I have two kids and two dogs. Binge watching to me is making it through an entire TV show or, dare...
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Are we allowed to be funny anymore?

When I started this blog a while ago, I had a lot of intentions. I planned on contributing to it much more frequently. I planned on being anything but serious. But here I am, delving into a topic that is likely to ruffle some feathers. And that right there is the reason I’m going into...
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Goodbye Leonard Nimoy

I was sitting at home watching Cars with my son for the hundredth time this month when my work phone lit up with a Twitter alert. Normally, it would just be a notification about activity on the account I manage for work. Instead, it was the NY Times announcing the death of Leonard Nimoy. My...
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Let go Daddy

We reach a milestone of sorts today, Kaylee rode her bike all by herself. I know it’s a bit late as most kids have mastered the two-wheeler by the time they were nine. But spending Kaylee’s formative bike-riding years in the mountains, it was hard to find an area that was large and flat enough...
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