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May 18, 2013
Five Questions with Sarah Thebarge, Author of “The Invisible Girls”
Sarah Thebarge is the author of The Invisible Girls, a new memoir from Jericho Books. I was...
February 27, 2013
Dad of Divas: The Interview
I did an interview recently for a parenting blog called www.DadofDivas.com. They have a feature called...
October 24, 2012
Daddy’s Top-Ten Childbirth Freak-Outs (Pt. 1 of 2)
Earlier in 2012, I had my first memoir/humor book published called "PregMANcy: A Dad, A...
May 30, 2012
PregMANcy: A Publishers Weekly Review (Shameless Plug)
I realized that I never actually posted the review from Publishers Weekly of PregMANcy. For...
May 25, 2012
A Walk Through the Redwoods
One of the holiest moments on our weeks-long journey from Colorado to Portland was when...
May 20, 2012
PregMANcy, the Interview (Patheos Book Club Q & A)
I spent a few minutes in the hot seat with Patheos editor Deb Arca who...
May 18, 2012
Hating the Invisible Man (Day Seventeen)
We finally made it to the Oregon Coast yesterday. I took some pictures in the...
May 16, 2012
Preparing a Home (Day Fifteen)
I've become a serious blog slacker, at least by my typical standards. My regular discipline...
May 14, 2012
Hispters, Hippies and a Moroccan Mothers’ Day (Day Thirteen)
I'm actually kind of surprised and a little bit proud of myself that I didn't...
May 11, 2012
This Is My Body (Day Ten)
There’s something very grounding about spending an entire day walking. Obviously you’re more connected, literally,...
May 09, 2012
To the Edge of the Earth (Day Eight)
We just passed through Death Valley (insert 23rd Psalm joke here) and we're about 100...
May 07, 2012
The Boy With a Broken Heart is Born (Day Six)
I wrote a story a while back about a family in our church back in...
May 06, 2012
A Hundred Hidden Kisses (Day Five)
We headed west toward Las Vegas this morning; chasing daylight toward the coast, leaving the...
May 05, 2012
Life on the Farm: A Photo Essay (Day Four)
Amy's mom, Suzie, and stepfather, Russ, live on a 12-acre apple orchard nestled against the...
May 04, 2012
Clowns, Bad Haircuts and Dreams of Disaster (Day Three)
"I had a weird dream last night," Amy said, "that our house in Pueblo was...
May 03, 2012
Hearts in the Trash (Day Two)
It turns out that packing all the belongings you need for at least three months...
May 02, 2012
Lost and Found Life (Day One)
I'm pretty sure if Dante's Inferno portrays a for-real place, one of the circles has...
April 24, 2012
The Piatts on the Road
Next Wednesday, May 2nd, Amy, the kids and I will leave behind us the city,...
April 14, 2012
The Vasectomy: A Conversation with My “Boys”
Got some good news last night; the first printing of PregMANcy is finally in the...
April 10, 2012
My Son’s Special New Talent (Video)
In honor of my new memoir, PregMANcy, coming out, my son (the subject of much...
April 07, 2012
Childbirth, C-Sections and the Violence of Creation
Given the themes during Holy Week of death, suffering violence and, ultimately, resurrection, I thought...
March 31, 2012
PregMANcy: The Video
This is a funny little trailer my son, Mattias, and I put together to tell...
March 24, 2012
Walking a Mile With a Meth-Head
Emmanuel shows up on our front porch about once a week. His name means "God...
March 19, 2012
Stuffed Cows and the Self-Imposed Cost of Free Grace
Each of us is our own worst enemy at one time or another. My eight-year-old...
March 17, 2012
Sex, Babies, Music, Gas and Politics: My Chat with Carol Howard Merritt
Author, speaker, pastor and God Complex Radio show host Carol Howard Merritt invited me on...
March 02, 2012
The Pee Stick (PregMANcy)
Four weeks from now, on April 1st, Chalice Press will release my first memoir, titled...
February 04, 2012
I’m an A**hole Dad
(From my memoir, PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little Dude and a Due Date, on faith,...
January 26, 2012
Attending Your Own Funeral
I've been writing this week about inspired vision and embracing radical change even in the...
January 04, 2012
Same Old Sh*t (part 2 of 2)
I posted part one yesterday of "Same Old Shit," excerpted from my upcoming memoir, PregMANcy:...
January 02, 2012
Same Old Sh*t (Part 1 of 2)
My memoir on faith, family and fatherhood called PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little Dude and...
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