Kris Fisher

Kris Fisher


It’s Like Looking In a Mirror

It’s Like Looking In a Mirror

Raising teenagers ain’t all it’s cracked up to be. Actually, come to think of it, it’s exactly what it’s cracked up to be. Everything that I’ve been told about raising teenagers is coming true. It’s hell. It’s frustrating. It’s agonizing. And my parents are getting their wish: I’m raising a teenage version of myself. Okay, […]

Making Memories

Making Memories

Every Christmas since we’ve had kids has made me reflect on Christmases of my own childhood. So many memories. The year that my brother and I got our Nintendo was a great one. There was also the year that we got up a little too early and had to wait until all the presents were […]

To Make an End Is To Make a Beginning

To Make an End Is To Make a Beginning

2016 has been a strange year. We’ve all seen what’s been going on. Probably the most glaring thing is that we’ve been losing our legends: Muhammed Ali, David Bowie, Arnold Palmer, Alan Rickman, Alan Thicke, Prince… Friggin’ Prince! The list goes on and on; so many iconic legends in all walks of life that we’re […]

I Can’t Weight

I Can’t Weight

I turned 39 at the beginning of this month. Some people are cool with getting older. I’m not one of them. I was told by someone that “40 is the new 20.” Uhh, no. You might be able to get away with 30 being the new 20 but, 40 is 40. Always has been, always […]

Happy Birthday To Me!

Happy Birthday To Me!

My birthday was last week. I didn’t really call attention to it because I think I’m not supposed to. My dad was always kind of “meh” about his birthday, so I feel like that’s what I’m supposed to do. Plus, there’s the fact that I’m a grown man and all. We’re supposed to just be […]

It Must Have Been The Ninth

It Must Have Been The Ninth

They say there’s a sucker born every minute. I always wondered who these “suckers” were, until recently. As it turns out, you guessed it, it’s me. Case in point: I just paid $223 for my neighbor’s dead pet. Suckerrrrrr! I got the ol’ Lloyd Christmas treatment. Except, this was no parakeet and at least it […]

I’m Winning!

I’m Winning!

Thank you, thank you. No congratulations necessary. I don’t exactly want to win. Not this contest, anyway. A few months ago, I wrote about the ongoing Who’s more pathetic? competition going on in my house. I am a fan of all teams Atlanta: The Falcons, the Hawks, the Braves… well, the now Cobb County Braves […]

A Chip Off the Old Block

A Chip Off the Old Block

One of my kids is currently grounded. I won’t say which one. Because, although I talk about some very personal things in this column, I’m not really into publicly shaming my kids. Well, if there’s no comedic value in it, anyway. Maybe I should reconsider the public shaming. Some people have used this as a […]

Any Given Every Day

Any Given Every Day

I have already seen more football this season than most people will see all season. Aside from the Falcons and the ‘Dawgs, I have two kids playing football at different levels. No. 2 is playing high school ball. He’s a freshman that dresses for both JV and Varsity, which means he’s got two games every […]

Homecoming?

Homecoming?

We just experienced a significant moment in the Fisher household: Homecoming weekend. It was No. 2’s first big high school dance. While my wife was beside herself with excitement, I didn’t understand the severity of it. I don’t ever remember going to a homecoming dance. As she does with most of our different points of […]