Have You Jeff’d Yourself Today?

Have You Jeff’d Yourself Today?

There is this thing people in our family do when they spill food on themselves. They say they “Jeff’d” themselves. I’m not sure how this tradition started (as I glance over at a picture of my wife…), however, it’s taken hold of the entire family. From the kids to my...

The Not-So-Magical Results of Being #1

The Not-So-Magical Results of Being #1

I’m still me. Nothing’s changed. Last week, something exciting happened. For the first time, one of my books hit #1 on Amazon in the Hot New Release category. Although it was a great honor and I’m very thankful to all of you who bought copies, I quickly realized that...

Bear, Horns, and Ponies

Bear, Horns, and Ponies

One of my wife’s co-workers recently announced that she was going on a bear hunt. She said it just as casually over a text as if she were running to the supermarket. It made my wife sit up and say, “you will never believe what my friend from work is doing.” She...

Discomfort Food

Discomfort Food

Have you ever seen a listing on Yelp or other restaurant ratings site mentioning that the establishment serves “comfort food?” You immediately have an idea of what you’re getting into, right? Meals that are yummy, loaded with calories, and never eaten by fitness...

The Idiot Advisory

The Idiot Advisory

This morning when I first checked my phone I received a message from the National Weather Service. Not just a message mind you. It was an "advisory." Anyone can give you a message. It takes a government agency to give you an advisory.  This advisory informed me that...

Bus Driving Messengers of Doom

Bus Driving Messengers of Doom

A while back, I told you about the bag of poo someone left in front of my house. Based on the timing, I suspected it had something to do with my Tales From a Roundabout stories, which poke fun at my hometown.  My theory was that I had offended someone. My wife's...