Twenty Things I Learned on My Trip to Florida…

1. Pickle flavored sunflower seeds are very good. 2. BBQ flavored sunflower seeds are eh. Not bad. 3. My wife is like the recalcitrant whatever it is in Green Eggs and Ham. She would not try a single, pickle-flavored sunflower seed despite high praise for them from everyone else in the car. 4. I’m watching FoxContinue reading “Twenty Things I Learned on My Trip to Florida…”

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Breakfast Agonistes

A True Account of Events in the Rovira Household on the morning of Saturday, February 6th, 2016. 9:07 a.m.: Princess Grace (9) awakens and seeks out food. 9:10 a.m.: Princess Grace settles upon a desired breakfast item — Honey Nut Cheerios — in record time and pulls it out of the kitchen cabinet. 9:11 a.m.:Continue reading “Breakfast Agonistes”

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The Great Salsa Jar Emasculation of 2015

Sheridan (aged 26… for the last 18 consecutive years): <Banging salsa jar, then yelling across house.> “Jim, come be the man.” Jim (not aged 26 for a very long time): <Approaches Sheridan and hugs her from behind.> “So, what you’re saying is, you need a man?” Sheridan: “Just open the jar… man.” Jim: “Go ahead.Continue reading “The Great Salsa Jar Emasculation of 2015”

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Daughter Talk, Rovira Household, September 10th, 2015

Grace (8) to Dad: “I saw Elly at the park today. She was walking her dog. She got a new dog.” Dad to Grace: “But did Elly get her groove back?” Grace to Dad: “Oh shut up.” Beka (24ish) to Dad (on FB): “Considering your position as a certified Apple Whore™, im afraid I haveContinue reading “Daughter Talk, Rovira Household, September 10th, 2015”

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Girls’ Day Out

Families develop their schedules around work and school activities that create… opportunities… for different kinds of parent/child bonding. On Thursdays my son Penn (9) has basketball after school, my youngest daughter Zoë (3) is at pre-school, and my daughter Grace (6 — pictured left) just needs to be picked up. So on the way toContinue reading “Girls’ Day Out”

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