John Kurmann

John Kurmann is a community activist and writer living near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers. More of his occasionally overly serious work can be found here.

When it comes to having kids, this global citizen can’t bear it

This old earth has spun ’round the sun 40 times since my founding egg and sperm got cozy with each other, and yet I’m still a solo act: no wife, no family, no tribe. While a life partner and tribe can be left to happen whenever they happen — if they happen — I’m at the point where I think I need to either become a daddy, soon, or give up the idea once and for all. Hope floats. Photo: iStockphoto. If I ever did co-create a baby, I would want to revel in being a father, rolling and tumbling …

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