January 7, 2009


I got a ticket yesterday. It’s the first one I’ve had since I went flying down the freeway 15 years ago in one of the most […]
January 4, 2009

Unexpected so far…

I ran across some older pictures of Jeseca and the boys a few days ago. I was doing some work for my mom’s new business on […]
December 30, 2008

Another Year Goes By

I watched life change before me today. It’s been happening a lot lately, but today’s scene weighed on my heart and mind, and showed me that […]
November 13, 2008

The Curb at Jamba Juice

The boys and I went to Jamba Juice the other day as a reward for cleaning their room and preparing to give away a number of […]
November 6, 2008


Prop 8 passed. I’m pleased more about that than anything else from the election. Frankly, it’s all that really mattered to me. But my heart has […]
November 3, 2008

Our Costume Party

Well at this point I’d say trick-or-treating is overrated. You really can’t beat hosting your own costume party and having guests like this come over. Seriously, […]
October 20, 2008

Yes on Prop 8

I had a dream four years ago as I contemplated entering the political arena. I was driving down a one-way highway in the middle of the […]
September 29, 2008

Creative cleaning

Yes, this may be cheesy, but it served its purpose tonight. Welcome to Boys in the House, the Graves Boys’ new reality TV show where two […]
September 24, 2008

A Little Heart’s Cry

As I waited outside the boys’ tutoring center this evening watching their friends and former karate buddies spill out of the dojo, I couldn’t help but […]