Fatherhood in my forties: WTF?

I’m officially over and done with my thirties. I’m also “surgically sure” I’m done having kids. But with a second-grader and a two-year-old in the house, I’m far from an emancipated empty-nester. By the time my mom was forty, I was driving. Yet here I am, wiping butts and noses. My hope is that I’ll [Read More...]

Living Into a New Story

My wife, Amy, and I just got back from a quick trip to Las Vegas for my 40th birthday. I jumped off a 109-story building, we did the zip line down Freemont Street, watched a couple of shows, ate too much food…is was fantastic. Trips to Vegas these days are different for us than they [Read More...]

If your friend jumped off a building…

As I wrote about earlier, I’m working through a few issues around turning forty. So in true midlife crisis fashion, I jumped 855 feet off a 109 story building. My friend, Steve, talked me into jumping off the Stratosphere in Vegas with him. So I guess we now know the answer to the age old [Read More...]

Considering the options, I’ll take suffering

I write this knowing well that someone older than I am likely will post some snarky comment about how I know nothing about aging. But it’s on my mind and this is my blog…so there. I turn forty this week. For the most part, I think it’s great. I love my life, my family, and [Read More...]

NEW PODCAST: Time, Death and the Brain

I just posted my new podcast, “Time, Death and the Brain”
http://christianpiatt.podbean.com
Let me know what you think.
Peace,
Christian [Read more...]


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