Blog Posts - The Cutlet



False Dawn

Remember when I wrote that after a few weeks of crappiness, things seemed to be getting better? As it turned out, that light we saw at the end of the tunnel was the headlight of a fast approaching train. We hoped that … Continue reading ͛...
by The Cutter Rambles on Aug 29, 2016

Parents and Children

A message to my children… There’s going to come a time – and it will probably be much sooner than I expect – that you’re going to become curious about your father. You may want to find out more about the man &#...
by The Cutter Rambles on Aug 17, 2016

Morning Has Broken

Today is my 39th birthday, and last night, I received an amazing gift: I was able to sleep through the night and didn’t have to clean up any vomit. That may not seem like much of a present, but after … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Aug 9, 2016

…Even Cold November Rain

Two days after the twins were born, I found a semi-private area in the hospital and took a few minutes to mourn my former life. I said farewell to my leisurely evenings of watching TV on the couch, as I knew they … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Jul 26, 2016

More Writing Samples from a Kindergarten Student

Since my last post was a bit heavy, I wanted to lighten things up. A couple of months ago, I shared some of my daughter’s writing assignments in school. It was as adorable as it sounds. Now that she’s done … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Jun 21, 2016

Elves, Giraffes, and Cheetahs: Writing Samples from a Kindergarten Student

Every so often the Cutlet is sent home with some of the artwork and writing projects she's been working on. Because they're so adorable, I've decided to share a few of them with you. Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Apr 13, 2016

Wild About the Kratts

The Cutlet has a new favorite TV show. While she still likes to watch the occasional episode of My Little Pony or Sofia the First, for the past year or so, her absolute go-to has been Wild Kratts. The show … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Mar 8, 2016

One Parent, Two Children

A word of warning: This post contains a poop story. Don’t worry, it comes towards the end, so I’ll give you another warning before you get to that point. But if you’re the type who doesn’t enjoy reading about my … Contin...
by The Cutter Rambles on Feb 23, 2016

Daddy Wasn’t Meant to be a Gymnast

Writing this post has been a painful experience. I mean that literally; I had a sharp pain in my back while I was writing it. The “good” news is that this isn’t like the back issues I’ve had in the … Continue reading ...
by The Cutter Rambles on Feb 19, 2016

Super Bowl Retro Ad Pundit: Doritos – Middle Seat

The week leading up to the Super Bowl used to be a big week for The Ad Pundit. I would look back at Super Bowl ads from years past and give them an Ad Pundit-style review. Here are a couple … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Feb 5, 2016

Shoveling, Socializing, and a Horcrux: Tales from Snowzilla

Last weekend, the East Coast was pounded by winter storm Jonas (Naming winter storms is a thing now?), or as many social media sources nicknamed it, Snowzilla. The Washington DC area was pounded by snow, and it wouldn’t shock me if my …...
by The Cutter Rambles on Jan 29, 2016

Did Today Suck?

I was worried that today was going to suck. What provoked such pessimism? Here are a few factors: First day back at work In grade school, I remember absolutely hating the first day back after Christmas vacation. It was like they … Continue rea...
by The Cutter Rambles on Jan 4, 2016

Home Again, Thank Goodness

We are home! After spending four days away for our annual Christmas trip to Long Island, just about everyone in the family is excited about getting to sleep in their own beds tonight. The original plan was for us to … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Dec 27, 2015

Swim Class: Ambition or Foolishness?

As a parent, the line between ambition and foolishness can be thin. The latest example: We decided to enroll all three of our children in swim class. At 15 months of age, the twins are unable to go into the pool by … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Dec 16, 2015

R.I.P. Cutter Day

Cutter Day is a thing of the past. In my younger days, I made the day before Thanksgiving into a personal holiday. I would take off from work and take a trip to Atlantic City with either my father or friends. Sometimes there … Continue readi...
by The Cutter Rambles on Nov 25, 2015

I Didn’t Set My Fantasy Lineup Last Weekend

I play fantasy baseball, but I’m not doing very well this season. Part of the problem is that I usually neglect my team on the weekends. I don’t often update my lineup or make player transactions, or any of the other things … Cont...
by The Cutter Rambles on Jul 15, 2015

Skipping a Day

Those of you who have been religiously following my progress through the Blogging From A to Z Challenge have probably noticed that I didn’t post anything yesterday. The problem with trying to post something every day is that it tends to limit...
by The Cutter Rambles on Apr 22, 2015

The Cutter’s Advice to Prospective Parents or Anyone Remotely Considering the Possibility of Having Children

If you are a parent, this post is not for you. (Although you’re welcome to read anyway!) This post is for those of you who do not have children. To my childless readers, I am about to provide you with … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Apr 13, 2015

Disney Princess Guest Appearances on Sofia the First, Ranked

The Cutlet is a big fan of the show Sofia the First. For those not familiar with the show, it is produced by Disney and tells the story of a young girl named Sofia who lived with her (presumably widowed) mother in … Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Dec 16, 2014

A few Thanksgiving leftovers

Now that it’s a week after Thanksgiving, is it too late to discuss what went on during the holiday? It should be obvious based on this post’s title, that regardless of your feelings on this matter, I’m going to discuss … Conti...
by The Cutter Rambles on Dec 4, 2014


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