My son, Tal Day, recently won some nice recognition for a documentary short he put together via the film arts program at Venice Arts. We headed up to Pasadena, checked out all the amazing work, and hooked up with friends.
Tal, my 14yo, slept over at his friends’—though not much actual sleeping occurred. They were up until daybreak playing video games and woke at 11:00am. And what’s a sleepover if you don’t have an awesome pancake breakfast?
We had a beautiful, low key day with family. I hope yours was the best ever. Have a great 2013!
This is my son, who ended up reading his cousin’s gift to him (The Unsinkable Walker Bean, a graphic novel by Aaron Renier) in one […]
We’ve been living in Southern California for three years now, and I finally took my 10-year-old son to Disneyland for his first time last week.
For the first two years, I was either too busy or too cheap, but the guilt was building. After all, I was born and raised in SoCal, and trips […]
My 9-year-old son and his 8-year-old buddy have worked out the meaning—or possible meanings—of the f-word. Here are their guesses:
Go knock your head on a brick wall Money Dumb Shoot
It’s fun to think about what meanings children, as well as adults, consider to be “bad”, and to ask ourselves what we really mean […]
It wasn’t purely a dream. I was napping one afternoon, and as I sank into the in-between, I was thinking about the French word, ‘revenant’ (not sure why). Then I thought of my son, and having to explain about French, and all those letters you don’t pronounce.
The next thing I knew, he was filling […]
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