A Pat On The Back.

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By: Danny Thomas here I am… sitting on the end of the bed with a pile of laundry literally looming over my computer. Everything is looming right now; spring, the river, the future, the past, relationships, colleagues… Jennifer and I are occupying the land of loom… it seems to happen with us a lot. oh […]

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Work and play. Play and work…

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  By: Danny ThomasI think it’s interesting and not insignificant that Jennifer and I both seem to use the words “work” and “play” interchangeably. we are both students of theatre so that has to be a factor because theatre on some levels, like many arts, if you’re doing it right I think, is a vocation […]

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The Wisdom to Tell the Difference

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By Danny Thomas I sat in the nursery holding the baby for what felt like the fifteenth hour in a row it was the morning nap… but I had spent all night in the chair rocking and shushing and holding her and her poor, sore, teething mouth… getting her down for the morning nap had […]

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Embracing the Rattling Cage

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By Danny Thomas It’s St. Patrick’s Day… We keep trying to make family traditions for St. Patrick’s Day, none of them stick. In my head it was always a big deal with my family growing up. We certainly always ate a special meal. If not corned beef and cabbage, then something related. Sometimes we went […]

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Relationships Are Like Snowflakes…

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By Danny Thomassomething that’s been on my mind as a parent lately… as my third baby turns one… and the others plug along and go through all the things a first grader and pre-schooler should go through, is how different each one of them is, and how different each of our relationships is… and I […]

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What I Learned from My One-Year-Old

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By Danny Thomas my one year old taught me something today or stirred something reminded me of something some primal knowledge that my body knows that my heart knows but that my silly samsaric mind forgets as we wrapped up after the shower she looked up at me bundled in her towel and her eyes […]

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To Rage or Not to Rage…

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By Danny Thomas Somewhere along in the holidays … I think b’tween Christmas and New Year’s I got really mad at a box of Glad 4 gallon garbage bags… this happens often… about every time I try to take one out of the box. it is a stupid, stupid piece of product design… there is […]

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