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Diving for rocks at bottom of icy pool

Dear Js,
I saw rocks in our pool. We had a windy thunderstorm yesterday but no California wind could have picked the rocks over the pool fence and dropped them in the pool. I yelled into the house and mama said J did it. You

First swimming pool (+a new business is born)

Dear Js,
(I’m going to apologize up front, in case you were expecting some cool pictures or videos of us at the pool. Cameras, water, children and concerned/suspicious parents just don’t mix.)
We’ve been struggling to get back into the routine after Abu left. Mama’s

“I want a different daddy” (+ the meaning of life + a golden ticket to unlimited opportunity)

Dear Js,
Wow, that’s a big promise in today’s title. The meaning of life? Yup. It’s here. I don’t think I’m exaggerating. The key word of that sentence is “meaning”. As in, whenever life elbows you to the floor, kicks dirt in your face and

Daddy breaks, daddy fixes… sorta (+ how I met your mother)

Dear Js,
Maybe I wasn’t cut out to be a dad. I screwed up this week.
It was Monday. The sun sets at 5 now. Related – there are increased incidents of depression this time of year. It didn’t help that we just got back