An Opinion From a White, Male Writer

This is not my mug shot... As you can tell, I'm a white guy. I'm a little worn out, starting my journey through middle age en route to the grumpy old may shouting at kids to get them off of my lawn. Since you are reading this you know that I sometimes pretend to be a writer. This past week … Continue reading

1 of 1000 Families

1 of 1000 Families   Dad blogger Chris Farley Ratcliffe shares how placing a set of twins for adoption at age 16 has shaped his family life and his view on the difference between being a father and being a dad. I grew up in a house split by divorce. My parents separated and divorced by … Continue reading

Spoiler-Free Star Wars Review

I saw Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens. I took my children Other people were there. I saw Han and Leia, Chewie and Luke, R2 and C3-PO as well. Someone flew the Millenium Falcon. There were deserts and forests, X-Wings and Tie-Fighters, People lost and people found. We see lightsaber and … Continue reading