politics


8 Things that baseball taught me about life. 5

by On a whim, Yankee Bird and I are going to drive 2 hours tonight to Waco, Texas, to see the final game in the Little League Regional Finals.  The winning team goes to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA.   (Watch the game on ESPN 3 tonight, […]


8 lessons about Down Syndrome in the first 8 Months as a Daddy (again). 16

by Little Bird turned 8 – months – in July.  Other than my weird obsession with the Number 8, there’s nothing significant about that anniversary. However, this is the last time I get to do the “baby-thing”; it’s already passing in the blink of an eye.  I recently paused to […]


It Doesn’t Matter How you Spell Down’s Syndrome. 17

by I don’t care how you spell Down’s Syndrome.  Spelling won’t affect my son future, open or close doors, or affect his enjoyment of life. That said, I get enough nasty emails attacking my spelling that I would like  an Open Response to link back to.


The Big Myth about Down Syndrome – and how new Dads can shatter it. 49

by As a Dad who just learned your child has Down Syndrome, you will hear this myth everywhere: Down Syndrome is a devastating and painful diagnosis that will turn a parent’s life upside down forever.