That kind of parent

I have a kid.

It’s somewhat likely that there will be multiple posts about him for however long I write this blog.

And I swore I wouldn’t be the kind of parent Continue reading

Why so serious?

I re-watched Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice over the weekend. I think it’s the first time I’ve seen it since it was in theaters last year. It’s an entertaining enough movie and there’s plenty to like about it. But it doesn’t stand out to me as a particularly good movie. And I think it’s a very good example of many of the things that are wrong with this latest iteration of the DC movie universe.

I’m not the first person to say this and I’m sure there are others who have said/will say it better, Continue reading


The memory is a funny thing.

I work on a college campus. In fact, I work on the campus at which I received my undergraduate degree. And it’s weird what I remember from my undergrad days and what I either don’t remember or mis-remember.

For example, I graduated* from college in 1996 and didn’t really come back to campus consistently until 2010. Even then, it was to attend football games/tailgate so I really only roamed around a small part of campus when I did come back. So when I came up to interview for the job I have now, I decided to Continue reading