Built to Last

February 17, 2018

Guys, Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia… There are times when you can beckon, There are times when you must call. You can take a lot of reckoning, […]

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Do You Want to Know a Question?

January 28, 2018

Gibby- All the time you say to me, “Do you want to know a question?”  I say, “Of course” or “Yes, please.” You don’t really ask me […]

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Deep Questions with Decker

January 21, 2018

Decker, Tonight you told me that you didn’t want to be a person anymore.  You said that was because you didn’t want it to hurt when you […]

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Knowing Stuff

January 14, 2018

Guys- Knowing stuff is over-rated.  I think your generation is really going to understand that in a way that prior generations have not, because of how easily […]

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Being Obsessed with Something Outside of Yourself

December 24, 2017

Guys- It’s Christmas eve.  We’re on our way to Uncle Andrew’s and Aunt Heather’s in DC for XMas eve dinner.  The Grinberg’s are coming in from California.  […]

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The Latest with Gib

December 17, 2017

Gibby- Two weeks in a row writing to just you!  I just wanted to relate one event and one little habit you have. First, the event… Last […]

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Nosebleeds

December 10, 2017

Gibson- I don’t think I’ve memorialized on this blog that you get nosebleeds.  You get them about once per week.  More in the dryer season, like now.  […]

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On Dying and Death from a 5-Year Old

December 4, 2017

Decker- You’re barely more than a month past your fifth birthday.  This past week you declared that: “Mommy, you’re not real.” “Why?” Mom or I asked. “Because […]

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I Wish I Hadn’t Done Drugs

November 11, 2017

Guys- I wish I hadn’t done drugs when I was younger.  I have been sober for a little more than a dozen years.  For me, substances, of […]

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Disciplining Children

November 5, 2017

Guys- I used to think that disciplining kids was about making them – making you guys – understand.  Understand the world, understand why you shouldn’t be selfish, […]

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