Feb. 27, 2017
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Daddy Needs a Drink

Dread Zone

Opinion My beautiful sonchild sporting a mullock (mullet + dreadlock) and morphing into a Boulder hippie, trying to score weed on a lonely street corner, all while wearing socks with leather flip-flops?

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 Rob Wilder

Daddy Needs a Drink

Shoe For All

Opinion When my daughter Poppy and I arrived late to a birthday party at our local children’s museum, I was pretty amazed at what I surveyed: A room void of children and a table crowded with deviled eggs, pigs in...

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 Rob Wilder

Daddy Needs a Drink

Movie Bug

Opinion I don’t know if it’s because I spend a lot of my time in a classroom with teenagers who shrug when I query their opinions regarding pretty much anything, but lately I’ve been craving decisiven...

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 Rob Wilder

Daddy Needs A Drink

Tough Cell

Opinion Sometimes living with an adolescent seems like a continual hostage-negotiation situation, only with tears instead of tear gas and chomping gum instead of loaded guns.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 Rob Wilder

Daddy Needs A Drink

Straight talker

Opinion My friend Nell has always struck me as the kind of person who, if standing in line at the airport, might have told Mother Teresa to “hurry it up already.” I don’t know if it’s because sh...

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 Rob Wilder

Daddy Needs A Drink

Da Feet

Opinion Soul searching and foot battery in NYC.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 Rob Wilder

Daddy Needs A Drink


Opinion We’re frantically preparing for what most sober adults would consider a bad mix: full moon, fire, electronics, piles of candy bars and 15 seventh-grade girls wielding cell phones as if they were luminesce...

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 Rob Wilder


Teacher Knows Best

Opinion When I started working at the school where I currently teach, my daughter Poppy was only a few months old. Many of my new colleagues would pat me on the back and say, “You just wait ’til she comes u...

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 Rob Wilder


bossy buffet

Opinion My family and I are standing in line at a hotel in Green River, Utah, waiting for the breakfast that is included in the cost of our room. It’s just after 6 am. The four of us are bleary-eyed yet nervous b...

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 Rob Wilder



Opinion I had attended a conference the night before and we were extending the business trip into a staycation, a day of fun and frolic at a fancy hotel only three gallons of gas from our home...

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 Rob Wilder
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