Tag Archive for parenting

The Naughty List

As an entertainer, I have a friend named Santa Claus. Large fellow, big white beard, always wearing Christmas themed attire. He is the real deal, 365 days a year. We cross paths at Con on the Cob each November and have a great time playing foil to the other’s sensibilities, to the delight of children…

Gotta Catch them All?

Let me start by saying this is totally all my fault. I saw people talking about the new Pokemon Go game on facebook, so I downloaded it to my phone and thought my six year old son would get a kick out of it. I did not realize that in reality, I was unleashing a…

Chicken Soup and Tiny Lies – The Conundrum of Parenting

Hello all, For the past three days I have been mostly stuck in bed, first with a terrible sore throat, then with fevers, chills, and sneezing, and finally with chest pains and a cough. I have only seen the Star Wars trailer on my phone, and I will have to watch it again because I…

Kids Today! – Gandersnitch Rants

As many of you know, I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with humans, especially the wee ones. I find the youngest generation highly entertaining and still very alive to the wonder and magic in the world… And then they ruin it all when they start to sing, try to pull on my nose,…