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Mistakes and Regrets

mistakes and regrets

Oops, I Did It Again

I almost called this post “Nebby Does Pittsburgh”, since it’s a sequel to the previous post “A Beautiful Day in the Nebby-hood“, but I wasn’t sure if everyone would get the reference. You see, for the second time this week a judgmental driver questioned my parenting. The setup was the similar on Wednesday. I was … Continue reading »

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A Beautiful Day in the Nebby-hood

neb·by adjective \ˈnebē, -bi\ dialectal :  rudely inquisitive Ever see the episode of Seinfeld in which George thinks of a clever comeback well after an insulting encounter with a coworker? That’s how I felt yesterday morning when someone rudely questioned my parenting.

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Ever Forget to Feed Your Child Lunch?

As dinner time approached this evening, my wife asked what the boys had had for lunch today. Since I’d been home all day with them, I ought to know. When I paused to think, she uttered a perplexed, “Hello?” For the life of me, I couldn’t recall what Joel had eaten. Then light dawned in … Continue reading »

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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Incense

Were you at the Pittsburgh Oratory on Sunday morning? That fire alarm during the processional hymn was great, wasn’t it? I set it off. You’re welcome. It wasn’t entirely my fault, though. Alex usually sits still for about half of mass before needing to be taken to the back of the church. This week was … Continue reading »

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