The Changing Face of Long Term Care

When I first got into long term care, nursing homes were populated by elderly residents in need of convalescent care and long-term help, punctuated by the occasional 40 something with a severe disability. But with the opioid epidemic currently hitting Upstate New York in full force, the terrain has changed. Rehab units are assuaged with […]

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Daddy vs: the week of 7/16

I’ve run smack dab into the brick wall of stay at home fatherhood. Oh, and hooray for summer break. My days currently consist of keeping the 5 month old, who just learned to roll over, from hurting herself, while keeping the 6 year old from playing the Nintendo Switch all day. It is a balancing […]

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Retro Dad: Live A Live

In all my years of playing RPGs, I have never seen a game with as much originality as Live A Live. Genre-bending and satirical, it is like no other RPG under the sun. Live A Live was released during Squaresoft’s heydey in the early 90s, sandwiched between Final Fantasy 6 and Chrono Trigger. While an […]

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Daddy Vs: Rolling

As I sit here writing this, I am exhausted. Last night was one of the most sleepless nights we’ve had since Izzy was born. Somewhere in the last 36 hours, she has learned to roll onto her stomach at will. And believe it or not, this is new territory for us. Our 6 year old […]

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Daddy Vs: the Week of July 9th

This was a slow week around the house, especially with July 4th bringing house guests in the form of in-laws that ended up lingering for days. That’ll launch a black hole of creativity over any writer. We did, however, manage to crank out three new stories. The first piece included a short list of ways […]

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Inernet Browsing Habits

My in-laws have been in town for July 4th, so I’ve been their concierge for the past few days. In between playing host and hiding from them, I thought about possible topics not about video games or my kids. Whenever I go online, I have certain internet browsing habits, a route I travel when using […]

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