The Second Ocean Pines Super Sprint Tri: The Daddys 4

The Second Ocean Pines Super Sprint Tri: The Daddys
Saturday, September 17—Ocean Pines, MD. Despite the outdoor pool’s cool temperature I was swimming strong. Nearing the end of my swim I watched for someone to dip something in the pool to let me know I was on my last lap. When I turned at eight and saw nothing in the water I figured I ...

About a Boy 1

About a Boy
On the plane on the way to Frankfurt I walked my son down the aisle to the bathroom to change his diaper. It was nothing new. I had changed diapers before, and I had done it on an airplane before. But something felt different this time, something struck me as I watched him waddle between ...

The New Desk 3

The New Desk
About four or five years ago, shortly after we moved to Shiprock, I decided to build m a table. All I had was a drill and a circular saw. I bought a piece of sanded plywood and four poplar legs and in the driveway of our house I built a table. The plywood was eight ...