Smiles in the dark…

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles.  Diaper Date 1628.  The diaper dweller is definitely testing the whole unconditional love thing.  It has been a rough week of sleeping in the Captain’s house.  Between preparations for the winter theater production at school and the inauguration of the 6th diaper dweller tooth there has been considerable interruption of sleep.  … Read more

Still Daddy

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles.  Diaper Date 1628.  It was a good weekend.  A long weekend.  The production the Captain is codirectinf opens this week – which means that this past Saturday was the traditional 9-5 rehearsal.  8 hours with middle schoolers. On a weekend. It was fun. The kids were great and it was a … Read more

Game Off

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1624.  The Captain has not given up much for Lent in the past.  Truthfully, he can’t remember exact items that he has promised to avoid.  Since this year’s theme is all about improving, the Captain has decided that he should give up something substantial for Lent.  The Captain pondered … Read more

The Captain Cooks

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1622. The Captain has taken over the galley…or kitchen as normal folk call it.  Last night an experimentation occured and today either there will be tummy lunch and supper – or a colossal waste to clean. The Captain is cooking roast.  So far it smells good, but we will … Read more

Dishwashing and Bobsledding

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1621.  The Captain remembers those annoying contraptions that girls would make in middle school – you know the ones that looked like cubes? You could manipulate the cube and a series of numbers and colors would appear? It would always start off with someone asking you to pick a … Read more

Exempt From Our Own Words

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1615.  The Captain was sad to learn the news of Whitney Houston. No doubt everyone is aware of her triumphs, failures, and well documented career. Her personal demons are no one else’s business.  Yesterday while getting the children ready for their day, MTV was playing all of her videos. … Read more

I’m Friends with a Toy. No Judging.

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1611. Children are wonderful. They teach you so much about yourself. You grow with them…blah, blah, blah. Not discounting the warm fluffy stuff (I am warm and fluffy), but not everyday is a Walton’s after school special (young people look it up).  I used to watch Little House on … Read more

Toots Are Funny

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1609.  The name of the Captain’s community is the “Poop Deck”.  Somehow that seems appropriate given the frequent occurence of poop humor when you have a diaper dweller in the house.  Last night, however, the humor came from the eldest. The Captain got home just after dinner – missing … Read more

A Super Day

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1602. Yesterday, the Captain was fortunate enough to acquire a press pass for the Media Day for the Super Bowl – along with a colleague and two students. The Captain was like a kid again… Within minutes of getting said pass, the Captain and crew encountered Adam Schefter – … Read more