A Relegation Story
CJ Kaplan remembers going to see Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with a high school crush.
CJ Kaplan paints you a picture of a fishing trip rather than showing you one.
CJ Kaplan takes his son to the Black Sabbath Farewell Tour to see what it was like when music mattered.
CJ Kaplan helps his daughter study for her 10th grade Physics final and rediscovers why he became an English major.
CJ Kaplan’s relationship with his daughter takes an unforeseen turn when she gets behind the wheel for the first time.
CJ Kaplan loses a childhood friend and gains some perspective.
One careless purchase transforms CJ Kaplan from a youthful 40-something into a senior citizen.
CJ Kaplan explains why the Patriots Super Bowl victory was so, so sweet.
After seeing his son’s excitement about Degas, Picasso, and Warhol—CJ Kaplan realizes that teaching is an art form.
CJ Kaplan is surprised by some visitors of Christmas present.
CJ Kaplan’s son needs his dad to answer some questions about puberty. It’s a dance father and son take together.
CJ Kaplan reflects on the luck of living in Boston, despite, or maybe because, of the tragedy at the Boston Marathon.
CJ Kaplan remembers the man who taught him to love The Three Stooges, Mad Magazine, “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” and other great works of art.
CJ Kaplan discusses the firing of New York Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum.
CJ Kaplan drinks way too much at his high school reunion and has a great time anyway.