Every Day I Write The Book

My background is writing.  It’s what I do. It is what I studied in school, it is how I soothe the demons, and though it is not how I identify myself to others, it is how I identify with myself. Adventures in parenting, observational skills and expat stories notwithstanding, one of the main reasons for…

The Evolution of a Blog (Happy Birthday)

If you have a child, know a child, or have ever met a child; if you’ve read a book or watched a movie that included one, you will recognize how much changes in that first year of life.  That soft pile of flesh, so pliable and yielding at first, changes into a walking, talking being…

Gone Fishin’

I’m not really going fishing.  If you’ve been following WCD for a while, you have a pretty good idea of how I feel about outdoor pursuits…  But I will be taking some time off from new posts for a few weeks to spend time with family, friends, and the best city in the world.  If…