Month: March 2012


May the odds be ever in your favor.

Captain’s Log.  Spring Break Chronicles.  Diaper Date 1661.  This has not been the most auspicious start to the Captain’s Spring Break.    Mrs. Captain arrived to pick up the Captain for an impromptu date to see The Hunger Games.  This is where the day turned.  The movie was awesome – pretty true to the book without […]


Testing. Testing. One. Two. Three?

Captain’s Log.  Daddy Chronicles.  Diaper Date 1652.  Sunday morning I watched an interview with Reid Hoffman (of LinkedIn fame).  He said something that stuck with me.  He said that he is in a state of permanent beta.   Beta (in techno terms) means still testing, not finished, incomplete.  He continued to say that despite being […]


Great Dad in 2012

I have a new blog post up on Life of Dad.  I will add a new post here on WordPress tomorrow evening.  In the meantime…happy sailing!  The Captain Share This:


Walking While Black?

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1653.  Serious post.  This is one of those days that I simply can’t reconcile as a father.  By now you have probably heard of the case (or lack thereof) of Trayvon Martin.  His murder (termed reluctantly as such by the City Manager) has set off a number of emotions.  […]


You’ve been warned. Don’t try to date my kids.

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1651.  A thought has arisen in the Captain’s head. (Shout out to Poop Deck Community Member and real life friend Jen who inspired a blog post idea.) Anyone who knows me knows that I am/will be overprotective of my daughter (hear that boys?).  I’m talking Bill Cosby/Bad Boys II […]


The Monstrosity

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1649.  The weekend has ended. The Captain has never been so excited to return back to school.  There are no bolts to tighten, boards to lift, or slides to assemble. The monstrosity has been assembled and sits defiantly in the backyard. It would not exist without the Captain’s neighbor.  […]

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The Bully

Captain’s Log. Daddy Chronicles. Diaper Date 1646. It is Friday and that should be a good thing.  However, today the Captain feels like that kid that picked on the school bully and now has a date with destiny behind the schoolhouse after the last bell.  You know, one of those, “Oh. So you think you’re […]


The Captain Gets An Award

The Captain Received An Award!  Captain’s Log.  Daddy Chronicles.  Diaper Date 1644ish.  I recently received a Facebook Post from an awesome Mommy Blogger You Know It Happens At Your House Too alerting me that she had awarded me the Sunshine Award.  The Captain blushed.  He is humbled, happy, and honored.  Unbeknownst to You Know It […]


My Son Ate Honest Abe

Captain’s Log.  Daddy Chronicles.  Diaper Date 1644. A penny saved is a penny earned.  The Captain is pretty accustomed to changing diapers.  The scent of waste is no longer daunting.  Not to say that the Captain welcomes it, or is going to bottle it and sell it as a fragrance, but it is simply an […]


Captain Gray Beard

Captain’s Log.  Daddy Chronicles.  Diaper Date 1642.  The Captain isn’t getting any younger.  It is funny, but the Captain remembers being youthful and all of his coworkers remarking how he was one of the youngest members on staff.  Then a few things happened.  One year, a coworker called him “Sir”.  Not a sir out of […]