February 27th, 2014

Leadership Isn’t Easy

The other night while driving home with my boys we got into a great discussion on what it takes to be a leader.   As a parent you want to constantly tell your kids that anything is possible as long as you work hard for it and believe in yourself.  Unfortunately that just isn’t the [Read More…]

October 24th, 2013

Why I Mo’ (Movember 2013)

As part of our #Movember campaign this year I asked for stories from the Dad Bloggers Movember team about why we Mo’.  I can’t very well ask for them without being willing to share my own.  I like to call it “The Value of One More”. When I first became acquainted with Movember I did [Read More…]

September 11th, 2013

What a little more love and compassion might bring…

12 years ago we witnessed a devastating example of what hated and anger can create.  In the following years I fear we have seen more of the same.  We have seen war, we have seen violence, we have seen hate crimes, we have seen racism, but what seems hard to find are great examples of [Read More…]

July 31st, 2013

Having “The Talk”

Let’s talk about “the talk”… you know “the Birds and the Bees”. So before we go any further brace yourself we are going to talk about sex… So if you need to avert your eyes…

March 13th, 2013

Take More Chances

Take a chance now and then and while you are at it teach your kids to do it too! Today I was sent a link to an article by Mark Memmot a reporter for NPR about a fan, named Michael Pollack, who asks to accompany Billy Joel while he is doing a show/lecture at Vanderbilt University. [Read More…]

February 27th, 2013

Hard Work and more Wisdom from Ben Affleck

I can hardly believe that I am writing this post.  I am not particularly a Ben Affleck fan.  I like him well enough, and I do like quite a few of his movies.  For example, Chasing Amy, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Goodwill Hunting, Daredevil, Paycheck, and The Sum of All Fears, but I [Read More…]

January 26th, 2012

On Movember 2011

Since 2009 I have been involved in the Movember, a campaign to raise awareness for Men’s health, I think it is an important cause to be involved in, because far to many men fall victim to conditions that are maneageable if we can just overcome our ego and ask for help/get help.  Often times we [Read More…]