Monthly Archives: November 2015

Hand Turkeys and Pilgrim Hats

Hi all, Thanksgiving is the beginning of a very special time of year on This Side of the Diaper.  The Holidays are a big deal around here and were are gearing up for Thanksgiving around here.  It hasn’t always been … Continue reading

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Full Contact Shopping

I decided to get a head start on Thanksgiving shopping this year.  I am not sure if it’s because we live in Alaska and the supply lines are longer and more complicated, but there always seem to be gaps on … Continue reading

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Connecting Through Music

I have shared in this venue many times that my sons are adopted.  Charlie is Black and Elijah is of Black and white ethnicity.  My wife and I are white so it is pretty obvious that there is a story … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

I am a veteran.  Of this I am fiercely proud.  I didn’t walk around in my uniform for 25 years constantly thinking about how I was providing security for my nation and  its citizens.  To me, it was my chosen … Continue reading

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Hanging on . . .

I woke up with a foot in my ear this morning.  Well . . . the heal of the foot was in my ear and the ball was pressing against the side of my head and pushing against my temple … Continue reading

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Moving on

Things have changed over here at This Side of the Diaper. Last time I mentioned that things would change around here and they have.  After many discussions with my wife, last week I withdrew from graduate school.  I realized after … Continue reading

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