Quikie - Soul Mates

August 8th, 2016

Quickie: Soul Mates

The other day while we were out on a family bike ride we stopped mid-way for a little refreshment. My wife and I apparently got talking a little lovey-dovey to each other and we may have made mention that we are “soul mates” that apparently prompted this thought from him: “I believe in soul mates [Read More…]

April 22nd, 2016

Quickie: No Time For Love

Talking to my youngest after his soccer practice the other day while he dribbled his soccer ball around our room, my wife said out loud that she loved me, which usually elicits a groan or some other show of disgust from him. This time his response was: I’m fine if people are in love… I [Read More…]

May 15th, 2015

I am the Father of a Celiac Kid #TalkTellTest

You probably didn’t know that this month is Celiac Awareness month… just like some of you may be wondering “What the hell does celiac mean?”  A celiac is someone who has celiac disease.  In our little family of four we just happen to have a celiac.  That means as a family, we do things a [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…

April 29th, 2013

Quickie: This Sperm has More to Learn

So I sat down and watched one of the awesome movies with my boys… (I have a feeling there will be a few “Quickie” posts that start this way) My 7yo was asking me about the pseudo love triangle in the movie. There is a 13-15 to boy who has a crush on a 20something [Read More…]

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…]