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2023-06-02 03:00
In the Upper Best Side Him: Hey, Logan, how are things on your end? I can leave any time – will take me 15 mins [to get to you].Me: Just smashed a coffee glass. Let’s meet there… Read More
2023-05-31 03:24
Offsetting Me: You know, when I’m free at night, I’m usually just sitting around reading IP law or something equally dorking. It’s not like I’m out cavorting with wom… Read More
2023-05-26 02:12
So funny and great After the Hudson Yards, the Firecracker invited my brother and his girl to a celebration that she was having. I got there first, where I met a whole buncha her friends, in… Read More
2023-05-25 02:22
A last-minute get-together Her: At least you can drive.Me: Drive? I’ve been driving for 35 years.Her: (laughing) I was barely alive when you started driving! (laughing harder) I’… Read More
2023-05-23 03:24
Reinventing ourselves My particular area of the law has been busy lately so I met up with my boss to just talk shop. He had reservations for us at Capital Grille; I’d never been before… Read More
2023-05-19 02:43
A Mother’s Day trip for the Lowes Her: What are your Mother’s Day plans?Me: The usual, try to take over the world. Why? The Firecracker was going to Govenors Island with her kid… Read More
2023-05-17 02:04
Been growing mushrooms Her: I want a bahn mi.Me: I want to bahn *you* right now.Her: (laughs) Was in the mood for Vietnamese the other day so the lady and I hit up the local joint. I’d… Read More
2023-05-16 03:29
Dinner at Antoya BBQ in Koreatown NYC My college friends and I got together for dinner in KTown the other night at a joint called Antoya BBQ in Koreatown NYC. Think it was the same place we… Read More
2023-05-15 02:16
Dinner on a roof deck My boss, college friends, the NFL player, some of my business partners, Bryson, CoB, and some other people have all hit me up this month to meet up. Think everyone that… Read More
2023-05-11 02:52
Five Tomatoes My mom drove the three of us back to her place. The Firecracker explained she grew up in places that looked very similar, although every home was on an acre of land. Boy: How b… Read More
2023-05-10 02:46
Lu Rou Fan Firecracker: Wait, you didn’t mention that I was the one who thought you might have left your phone at Dark Bullet, called them, and found your phone for you?Me: …no?… Read More
2023-05-09 01:15
And then finding it Me: Shoot…Her: What?Me: I can’t find my phone! The Firecracker cooked me dinner the other night… …and I wanted to return the favour so, later… Read More
2023-05-08 02:28
I hate May a little less now Me: The hardest thing about being an adult is relationships, because we all have our quirks.Her: (laughing) *snort*… yeah, especially with you.Me: Wait, w… Read More
2023-05-03 03:47
Being comfortable being uncomfortable New Guy: (torques my arm)Me: (yelps) Dude! Relax, I’m 50. I’m all about tapping.Him: (laughs, answers in thick southern accent) Hey now, I&r&hell…Read More
2023-05-01 03:04
Sharing secrets A young girl: [Your son] says you’re a fighter.Me: Heavens! Now, do I look like a fighter, little miss?Her: (laughs) Noooo!Me: Well, there you go. I’m just a lawy… Read More
2023-04-28 03:15
Making plans One thing that I’m learning as a parent is that summer stuff needs to be planned super early. I’ve already got a surprise trip planned for the kid as well as a few w… Read More
2023-04-24 02:10
A small adventure Me: Do you wanna go on a small adventure?Her: With you? Yes! After celebrating my birthday numerous times over the past few weeks, the Firecracker had a slow week so I aske… Read More
2023-04-13 03:47
Mixed feelings The Firecracker was away down south visiting family for a few days but flew back early to spend some time with me while she was still off. Me: If you’re gonna do that, I… Read More
2023-04-10 03:35
A stop by a local bistro Me: (laughing) Good god, that’s the kinda pushcart my grandma would wheel around.Her: Look, I’m dating a grandpa, I might as well have a grandma cart.Me:… Read More
2023-04-05 04:02
A Trip to Legoland, NY This past weekend, I unlocked another level: I brought the kid to a theme park. It was the first time I’d brought him to one; my in-laws had taken him to things… Read More
2023-04-04 03:25
Handling thing with aplomb My brother’s in town for a spell so his best friend, KTO, came up to my hood for to grab lunch with us. Me: Do you wanna meet my brother?Firecracker: Sure! B… Read More
2023-03-30 03:08
I need to change that The Firecracker got home a bit earlier today so, after I dropped the kid off at his afterschool – which is just two blocks from her pad – I stopped by. She… Read More
2023-03-28 03:19
On the regular The last few people I’ve dated, including the Firecracker, have been on the shorter side, which I find amusing. Me: Man, you’re tiny. You’re like half a pers… Read More
2023-03-24 02:35
Seeing the blue sky again It’s been a super busy week with work and life. This past weekend, the kid had his first “school party” without me. Basically, the PTA threw a pa… Read More
2023-03-21 02:38
Still loading Her: (finishes singing a song and turns to look at me) Do you think I’m weird?Me: (nodding) Oh, yeah. Totally.Her: Oh…Me: (laughing) You’re adorkable! This p… Read More
2023-03-17 03:19
My theme songs Me: Look, we just have to make this work for…Simultaneously: 40 yearsHer: Jinx! You owe me a coke.Me: What? That’s not a thing.Her: Yes, it is grandpa… The… Read More
2023-03-10 03:32
Finishing a fight Her: I’m a fan of all of your different personalities. (thinking) Wait, that’s not true, there is one Logan I’m not a fan of.Me: Which one?Her: The one th… Read More
2023-03-07 02:10
Finding the things we look for Forgot to mention that, while I was at my in-laws last week, we got onto the topic of how many pushups I could do in one minute. I’d never tried to figur… Read More
2023-03-03 02:27
Better off now After the night out with the Firecracker and her friend, neither of us could make it to the Frenchman’s karaoke thingy the next day. Me: (next morning) I think I’m… Read More
2023-02-27 04:47
Another accident Had a lotta plans this past weekend but, like mosta my plans, they didn’t turn out – at all – like I expected. Not all of it was bad, but it certainly star… Read More
2023-02-24 14:39
Last three decades Her: TotesMe: Is that what the kids say these days?Her; No, it’s what I say. (thinking) Although, technically I’m a kid. Especially compared to you. (pause) Be… Read More
2023-02-23 04:20
Last three decades Meant to put up a video of the kid doing a takedown in BJJ in my last entry but I didn’t have the video edited for that so here it is now: In any case, after the pa… Read More
2023-02-22 03:25
Skating at Chelsea Piers The boy’s away all week for his mid-winter break so that gives me time to work and work on things that I need to focus on. Before I dropped him off, though, we… Read More
2023-02-17 04:59
Sneak peeks Don’t think I’ve had a proper Valentine’s Day in years. Not that I’ve not wanted to. It’s just that it’s not something you can do on your own… Read More
2023-02-16 03:48
A Superbowl party The NFL player invited me over to his pad for a Superbowl party. Me: Can I bring two dates? One you’ve met – he’s in grammar school and likes to sing &nda&hell…Read More
2023-02-15 02:57
Dinner with my college friends Her: Logan! (shakes head, sighs) What’s the opposite of a cougar?Me: I dunno.Her: Logan Lo… It’s been super busy lately, sorry for the lack… Read More
2023-02-10 03:38
Being at a loss for words The Firecracker had a happy hour with her co-workers the other day and invited me to come along. I was flattered that she wanted me to meet them. The last time anyo… Read More
2023-02-08 03:01
Having a home cooked meal at home Me: With every tragedy, you get bonus tragedies.Her: What are bonus tragedies?Me: (shaking head) All the other shit that comes with your initial tragedy. Li… Read More
2023-02-06 04:28
Not win-win It was a pretty insanely cold weekend this past weekend. 6 degrees was the low on both Friday and Saturday with Sunday having a high of 48 degrees, which was all pretty absurd. O… Read More
2023-02-03 02:56
Hoping for some lemonade Female friend: (rolling eyes) Why do you always date such young women, Logan?Me: (shrugging) Because I can. Don’t think I ever mentioned that the Firecracker&r&hell…Read More
2023-02-01 03:37
Looking for green flags Firecracker: I like you and you like me and we’re trying to see what we could be.Me: Oh, that rhymes.Her: I know, I said it. While I still believe that most of… Read More
2023-01-30 02:32
The CRKT Knife Kit Me: Well, Firecracker, don’t you look nice.Her: (laughing) Oh, I love the way you talk, Logan Lo. Forgot to mention that I headed out to my mom and sister for Lunar… Read More
2023-01-26 03:05
My first friend The boy and I high-tailed it to the East side for a Lunar New Year Party. Do you remember when I told you about the lovely nurse Annabel that cooked for Alison and us every W… Read More
2023-01-24 05:23
Yatzee Her: Do you know what I wanna do right now?Me: Yatzee?Her: (laughs) I wanna watch Scenic Fights! The Firecracker actually has a son slightly older than my own kid. While this was a bi… Read More
2023-01-23 04:07
Aware of how things work Her: I guess I’m always waiting for the other shoe to drop.Me: Do you know where that saying came from? It came from packed tenement housing here in NYC b… Read More
2023-01-20 02:54
Hello, Firecracker I don’t write about most of my dates these days because social media in 2023 is a lot different than in was in 2006 and people get annoyed, even if there’s no… Read More
2023-01-18 03:26
It’s a date On the night I taught the class, I took a heel to my forehead from one of the guys and saw stars. The guy was apologetic – it was an accident, after all – but h… Read More
2023-01-17 04:07
You’re always hungry Sorry, more out of order entries. Been insanely busy these days, mainly with my slowly stirring social life, which itself is an entire entry. On that note, the Fre… Read More
2023-01-13 03:27
Locked outta the gym Watching either my BJJ or kali instructor do their thing is always something impressive. It’s like they can read your mind and know what you’re going to do b… Read More
2023-01-10 03:23
A late-night walk in Hoboken It’s been busy lately with a lot of comings and goings. Nothing really noteworthy; honestly, all the faces and names start to blend together. Still, I was… Read More
2023-01-06 03:46
Poof – gone Me: I have to be careful with what I say and do around him.Him: Of course, you’re his father.Me: (shaking head) More than that. He’s a little kid. I’m god… Read More
2023-01-04 03:45
The Quiet Had a very interesting and chill New Year’s Eve. Like most of you, I spent NYE 2021 alone – completely alone – because of COVID. NYE 2022 wasn’t much better… Read More
2023-01-01 22:20
I like it when we play 1950 Her: I’m sorry about your wife.Me: So am I. All my gods look like her.Her: What does that mean?Me: Nuthin. (brightening) Let’s play a game… It… Read More
2022-12-31 15:47
Some rando videos of 2022 Her: So, what’s your typical day like?Me: Well, there’s a lotta singing. Like I said, I’m really behind in what I wanted to tell you but I’m… Read More
2022-12-30 03:39
An accident I had nuthin to do with The boy’s been away for a few days, so I’ve been out every night this week and it’s been exhausting. I’m waaay behind in updates a… Read More
2022-12-28 06:33
A holiday dinner Went out to eat with my office the other night over at Benjamin Steakhouse again. They just moved offices so it was the first time seeing the new space. The building it&rsqu&hell…Read More
2022-12-26 04:30
The one with the nut in the cookie Friday was a weird day. It had a high in the mid 50s but then a low of 7 degrees. It was so cold that we contemplated closing the gym but decided to just k… Read More
2022-12-21 03:24
Altogether Different Me: [In all the years I’ve lived on the UWS] I’ve also never been to Emerald Inn if you wanna try an Irish pub. They have burgers and wings.Her: Done. ABFF a… Read More
2022-12-19 03:10
Super impressed Starting from 1996, my busiest times were always the period between Thanksgiving and the day after New Year’s. Before 2015, it was always the happiest time for me. Conv… Read More
2022-12-15 04:12
Nothing gold seems to stay Yesterday, scientists discovered that a humpback whale named Moon that they’ve been tracking for a decade broke her spine. For 10 years, they followed her fr… Read More
2022-12-13 03:41
Whose kid? Been baking a ton lately. The major reason is that the kid – like all kids – loves things like cake, cookies, and pies. But I don’t want him to have alla the jun… Read More
2022-12-10 20:00
Pretty things I was texting with my brother throughout the whole colonoscopy prep ordeal and thought it was pretty funny. Now, I’m finding that, despite my best efforts, texting/mes… Read More
2022-12-08 04:04
Massive Imposter Syndrome About two Fridays ago, the short below had about 92,000 views, which was pretty good already. The very next day, that number somehow jumped to 1.5 million. Two day… Read More
2022-12-06 04:44
My colonoscopy procedure After I taught the class, rushed back home where my sitter was watching the kid. Me: Papa’s gonna be in the back doing…stuff.Him: Can I watch?Her: (laug… Read More
2022-12-05 03:12
So much different from my first Got a message from Chad the other night. Him: [I’ve got the flu.] Would it be possible for you to teach class tomorrow night?Me: Sorry to hear that. OK… Read More
2022-12-01 04:21
Getting hustled This year was kinda different but also kinda the same. The NFL player invited me over for a party that he was throwing for his friends and family, and it’s so close to… Read More
2022-11-30 03:35
I’ll sing it to you I texted/emailed the parents of the kids that I knew were coming from the UWS and told them that there were no trains running then took the only train down to Colum… Read More
2022-11-28 03:04
Well, of course Speaking of childhood nostalgia, when I was kid, the closest I got to a birthday party was my mom would pick up some Entenmann’s cake, tell me to invite three kids over… Read More
2022-11-23 04:16
Some more fiction Rarely read fiction anymore. I used to read fiction voraciously but I’ve so little time these days that it’s been years since I read something with a plot and c… Read More
2022-11-21 03:43
Hot damn, that’s damn hot Can’t tell you the number of times people question why I even have this blog. Heck, *I* question why I even have this blog and wonder on the regula… Read More
2022-11-18 03:52
More Often Him: I dunno – it sounds like everything you put in place worked.Me: What are you talking about? I lost my Facebook account and Instagram accounts.Him: Sure, that sucks. But… Read More
2022-11-16 03:35
I’ll never see it again While everything was happening, my law firm moved. It’s actually the third office we’ve had since I started working with them. Told you about the da… Read More
2022-11-14 03:44
About par for course My life’s been pretty crazy for just over a month now. To recap, it all started going downhill when I got slammed onto my neck (twice), then immediately broke out… Read More
2022-11-11 03:33
Found my wedding ring Him: I came across some of your blog entries. It was unexpected.Me: (nodding) I get that a lot. But we are what we constantly do and I always wrote. You surprised me as… Read More
2022-11-09 05:02
The Grey Men The kid got his first stripe in BJJ recently. He was thrilled. As was I. Him: Papa, papa, look!Me: That’s awesome! I’m proud of you.Him: (beams) Didn’t vote fo… Read More
2022-11-07 04:43
Kindness in the world The hits keep coming. Thought I was out of the woods (again) when my messaging apps started to be targeted. Lost all my messages with Alison, Gradgirl, everyone. It&rsq&hell…Read More
2022-11-02 02:37
Let it burn Spent the week cleaning out alla my tech. Earlier, I was getting several hundred emails a day about new logins and signups to things I never signed up for. As the days went on, t… Read More
2022-10-30 17:05
My psychopath Me: Dude, you wouldn’t believe the week I’ve been having.Him: Well, what’s going on?Me: First of all, I’m covered in blood. Second of al…what the… Read More
2022-10-26 00:19
What doesn’t, and where to put it all. It’s been a surreal few days. The hives are gone but I’ve been in my head a lot and not sleeping, which started because I found a mou… Read More
2022-10-23 20:30
What’s the best place? Headed out to NJ a few times (again) to meet up with people for random reasons. Nothing I want to talk about now. Well, except for the one time when I met up wit… Read More
2022-10-17 04:18
Doing the best I can There’s a joke I love that goes: A genie appears before a man and says, I’ll give you half-a-million dollars, but only on the condition that the person you h… Read More
2022-10-14 03:43
Making new friends So, there we are, two-and-a-half hours early to this birthday party and we’re just out at the park next to Chelsea Piers. I feel awful that I screwed the time up so… Read More
2022-10-12 04:11
A walk down my memory The problem I have with dating is that it’s totally binary for me. Either I don’t date – at all – or I have eight dates in a week. There’s… Read More
2022-10-10 03:13
Still crazy Me: What is that? (pointing at menu)Waiter: It’s a pina colada…with gin.Me: God, that sounds disgusting. Is it any good?Him: I wouldn’t drink it.Me: OK, how&rs&hell…Read More
2022-10-07 03:50
Life-changing We had a Scenic Fights shoot a month ago on 9/11 and Pac had to do a throw. But, like I said, that throw went bad and he essentially dropped me straight down on my head. Even t… Read More
2022-10-05 03:43
More fried fowl The boy’s class had an outdoor gettogether recently at the park near my pad. It was nice meeting some of the other parents. Her: Oh, I’m a lawyer too. Kinda, I do… Read More
2022-10-03 03:45
Living below our means Recently met up with another buddy of mine for dinner on the Upper East Side. Even though it’s just across the park, it really is like a different world. He had… Read More
2022-09-30 03:50
An awful gift It’s funny, when I first met Mouse, she was arm-wrestling a girl in yet another bar. At least, that’s one of the earliest entries where I introduced her to you for… Read More
2022-09-26 04:15
Burying dead things It’s been an odd week. Some relatively recent friends (formally) exited my Venn Diagram while others came back for a visit. Years ago, the Devil told me, “We… Read More
2022-09-23 03:28
Forgetting history Me: …like Olga of Kyiv.Her: (laughing) You know about her? Why?Me: (shrugging) I’m always drawn to stories about people that go to extreme lengths for the peo… Read More
2022-09-21 03:43
Parenting’s hard Before I went out with RE Mike, I picked up the kid from school and he wasn’t his usual indefatigably happy self because of his black eye. Him: Some of the kids… Read More
2022-09-19 03:45
A wall of donuts While the kid was away, RE Mike sent me a buncha invites but I couldn’t go to most of them because of timing. Still, one of them was too good to pass up. It was a priv… Read More
2022-09-16 03:34
Family of two The pastor wrote me recently about a concert in November but it’s hard for me to plan out my schedule that far in advance. On that note, I’m reminded that he stoppe… Read More

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