Category Archives: Fatherhood

At the Hospital, Waiting for Baby

We got here this evening a little after 5:00, and checked in.  The room is nice, as far as hospital rooms go, and our nurse is a friend of a friend.  Early tomorrow (Thursday) morning around 6:00, Amy will be … Continue reading

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Mid-Blog-Life-Crisis?

If a blog can have a mid-life crisis (what’s the life expectancy of a blog, anyhow?) I think this blog is in the midst of one. When I first registered the domain name “mrlocke.net,” I was a high school English … Continue reading

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Three-Year-Old Grammar Shark

My three-year-old son just corrected my grammar. He was right. I, the English major and former high-school English teacher, was wrong. Grady: Daddy, somebody at school kicked my foot today. Me: It’s ok, Grady. I’m sure they didn’t mean it. … Continue reading

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The Children of Hurin

Tonight I am proud, happy, and a little sad. Grady and I turned the last page on a novel we’ve been reading together by J.R.R. Tolkien: The Children of Hurin. As novels go, it’s short — 257 pages — but … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, My Super-Hero-Warrior-Son

1041104210401064 So we did the Chuck-E-Cheese thing. Not my favorite (noise, chaos, junk food), but at least we didn’t have to clean up, and Grady (of course) loved all of it. More pictures are here. Among his favorite two presents … Continue reading

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Grady-Daddy Camping Trip

1039100110211016 This past weekend, Grady and I left suburbia behind for our first-ever-Daddy-and-Grady-camping-trip. We both thought it was pretty cool. The original plan had been to camp at one of several campgrounds near one of the many lakes in the … Continue reading

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New Release!

I’m proud to announce the forthcoming release of Baby Locke 2.0 (Beta)*. Baby Locke 2.0 will undoubtedly reflect features yet to be seen in previous releases, but by far the most exciting one we can announce for sure is the … Continue reading

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