It’s hard to find good geeky clothes for babies — oh, I was able to get a “newbie” onsie for Luke just before he was born, and they do have a few other shirts of note, but it’s telling that[…]Read more
Getting ready for a baby is one heck of an adventure. Here are a few of the lessons I learned when preparing for the arrival of my kids. I know I’ve got a few geek dad readers out there; feel[…]Read more
Hat-tip to Joystiq for this Reuters story which notices that hey, parents like to game … and they’re likely to get their kids to game as well. They dub these strange creatures “Nintendads” since many grew up on Nintendo systems[…]Read more
There’s nothing quite like waking up in the morning with your eyes glued shut.
That’s what happened to me this morning as I struggled awake on the sofa bed, annoyed at a certain yellow Labrador who was trying to push me off the mattress so she could have more room to spread out.
My eyes were crusted together, which is a lovely indicator of Pink Eye, or a Pink-Eye-like condition. And the said thing is … that’s an improvement. The last week has seen me sidelined by a particularly nasty cold that had me fighting my old nemesis Post-Nasal Drip for three days.
As per normal, I have the kids to thank for this. Both got sick last week, and took Sue down with them. I’d hoped to escape the Week of Hacking Mucus unscathed, but alas, they dragged me down on Monday.Read more
NeutronLad is fourth months old, and if that seems amazing to you, imagine how much it blows our minds. With StarGirl, I was posting updates every month, but with Neutronlad the posts have been far fewer. I think that’s partly[…]Read more
It’s fall — students are back on campus at the college where I work, the Pennsylvania air is starting to turn cooler and crisper, and StarGirl is getting ready to start preschool. Preschool … wow. StarGirl’s gone from being this[…]Read more
I’ve pulled together all of my fatherhood posts from the time Jordan was born until now, and grouped them into a category called, simply enough “Geek Dad”. These posts have proven popular over the years, and they’ve been languishing in[…]Read more
Geeks are supposed to be the loners. The outcasts. The freaks with no friends, and no desire to make them. We live on the fringe, and in a world with 24/7 high speed internet and online pizza ordering, we need[…]Read more
NeutronLad was born at 6:13 p.m., Wednesday, June 14, weighing 8 lbs. 3 oz. and measuring 22″ long. He has a full head of his mother’s red hair, and we’ll see whether his baby blues turn into his father’s blue eyes,[…]Read more
If you’re wondering why Nuketown’s been pretty quiet for the last few weeks, it’s because I’ve been continuing to work on the beta. I’ve got a design that I like — it needs some tweaking, but it accomplishes my goal[…]Read more