Sometimes I fail as a mom. Sometimes I triumph. Sometimes I cry with my boys. Sometimes I laugh with them. And sometimes I am at such a loss for what to do that I justRead more
Futurist Dr. Richard Swenson writes, “Fast-lane families are headed for head-on collisions. They don’t have the opportunity to eat together. Shared, unstructured leisure time disappears. Communication suffers, problems multiply. In a slower era . .Read more
The man. WW2 Soldier. Faithful husband. Dad. Storyteller. A Father of three quirky daughters, and a daddy to one of the fairest butterfly fairy-wannabes. Me. My dad will always be my first hero. He’s theRead more
“My dad is stronger than your dad.” “Oh yeah!” “Yeah!” “My dad is so strong; he can wrestle an alligator with his left arm while hitting a home run with his right arm. Beat that!”Read more
A redhead with two green thumbs? Born and raised in New York City, a feisty redhead sprung into action the day after tulips and daffodils poked their heads up after a long winter’s slumber. SmallRead more
It all started with the Boy Wonder. In the fall of 2005, my mom made Batman and Robin costumes for my boys. The two-year-old became smitten with Robin. I remember the morning I was awakenedRead more
Lying next to each other in his bed, my nine-year-old Dawson says, “Daddy! Do you know that you have hair growing in your ears? You need to find a really good barber and have himRead more
Dear Granddaughter: Since you asked about “the olden days,” I thought you’d enjoy a written account of the primitive conditions in which Grandpa and I grew up. Facebook hadn’t been invented back then, so meetingRead more
Like so many teenagers, I thought my mother was pretty stupid. Mom never finished high school. She didn’t like to read and wasn’t good at math, both of which came easy to me. Her writingRead more
My son cradles his boy,
his soul and his heart.
Adventurers and warriors,
So prepared for the part.