Quinten 22YD

Justice for Quinten

I read this article about a week ago. It’s very emotional and can be hard to read. There’s not much to say about this… It speaks for itself. Very sobering. Makes you wonder, What can I do to help keep this from every happening again? 22YD

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Black Holes > Football

Saturday was game-day. It was also homecoming for the school I attend. As per my average weekend activity, I was at my mother’s house, 2 hours away from school – 20 minutes from where my son permanently lives (with his mom). It was just him and me, hanging out, on this glorious game-day. “Hey, it’s…

22YD clothesRace

The Contest

“Do you know what time it is?” “Ummm…” “I think it’s about time for a contest, little man. Don’t you?” “Uhhhhhhh………. OH!” “Haha, you ready? One, two…” “Three! Go!” My son shoots off to our room and I hurry to mine. A couple minutes later, my son emerges – fully dressed – the victor. “Yay!…

22YD surprised kid, from betterphoto.com

Stay in School

I went to pick up the little guy from daycare this evening. When I arrived, I stood outside of my son’s room for a few minutes, spectating him playing and interacting with the other kids. I don’t get to do this often at all and I like to make sure he’s being mindful of the…

“eighteen.. and counting”

Went to go pay for a half-month of daycare and I worked it out with his mom to also pick up my main man and take him back to my place until his grandma – “Mimi – came to get him. I made sure to check out the artwork he created at school: a map…

Try to Wake on the Right Side

My alarm goes off this morning at 7:40am and I want to get out of bed without waking the little guy. I have no problem admitting I love getting an hour or so of time to myself; I feel it’s a healthy (and very valuable) relief to have. First, I want to mention my son…