Tag Archives: family

fatherhood means your health is not about you

  I am not as healthy as I want to be. I am out of shape. I am overweight—I have been all my life. Though my cooking and eating styles have evolved since my youth to be pretty darned healthy, … Continue reading

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on our anniversary, honoring beginnings and building the future

Twenty years ago this September, Michelle and I met on our very first day on campus as first-years at Brown University, where we had arrived before orientation for the Third World Transition Program (TWTP), at which incoming students of color … Continue reading

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this is me at thirty-eight

Whenever I’m in photographs, I’m rarely alone. Just as during the undocumented moments that make up the majority of life lived, I’m always with others: holding a child up high, or putting an arm around my love, or squeezing into … Continue reading

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compromise

I debated whether or not to write about this. This morning, thinking about what I’d write tonight at my parents’ computer after the girls went to sleep in my childhood bedroom, I figured I’d muse about how different it was … Continue reading

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the holiday letter

As Thanksgiving fast approaches, I’m ever more cognizant of the fact that I need to get my ass in gear and get the annual holiday letter done. The family photo shoot‘s done, la dra.’s card design mock-ups are on the … Continue reading

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rad friends and family

[After last night's unscheduled hiatus brought to you by my parents' being in between ISPs, my WordPress iPhone app not working, and WordPress on Safari for iPhone being equally wonky in different ways, NaBloPoMo is back on track!] If I … Continue reading

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