Casual: Maddy and Daddy

(from the April 30, 2012, Weekly Standard) “You’re going to Spain with or without your kids?” That was the question…

On the Media: Webster’s Third

“On the Media” interviewed me in 2009 about Webster’s Third, shortly after my article “Ain’t That the Truth” was published…

Kids, Adults, and the F-Bomb

Ever since receiving a PDF version of Adam Mansbach’s Go the F to Sleep, I have been wondering, What is it about…

Casual: Self-Made Man

(From the April 12 – April 19, 2004, Weekly Standard) I HAVEN’T HAD MUCH EXPERIENCE shopping for women’s clothing. And on…

Casual: Shingler on the Roof

(From the October 26, 2009, Weekly Standard)  “As is” was the description attached to the garage when my wife Cynthia and…

Casual: For the Record

(from the August 1, 2011, Weekly Standard) Walking around the block recently, looking at the foundation of a new house going…