January 8th, 2015

#Dadventure: First NBA game

I benefit greatly from a spouse who goes a long way to make my “Dadventures” possible.  She encourages me to take time with our boys and often seeks out and suggests activities for me to do with them. This Dadventure falls squarely into that category.  It begins with a Christmas gift she gave me.  In [Read More…]

July 12th, 2013

A Geocaching Dadventure

 Geocahing is fast becoming one of our family’s favorite adventures.  We have gone on a few geocache hunts and are gearing up for many more.  We did our first geocache hunt with a local campfire scouts group.  On that trip we found a cache of goodies in a clear plastic bottle hidden in a hollowed [Read More…]

March 20th, 2013

Dadventure: A Very Green River

Part of the appeal to uproot my family and move out here to Chicago was the chance for new adventures, and boy have we had them.  We’ve seen the Cubs Win, went water sliding during the winter, visited the art museum, and we’ve even seen two war re-enactments.  Believe it or not,  I think we [Read More…]

May 2nd, 2011

On Attending a Comic-Con with My Boys.

It is a proud moment as a father to share your passions with your children.  This weekend I took my children to their first Comic Convention.  We had a blast.  I bought a weekend pass for myself since they could get in free with me.  I figured we would go one day together and then [Read More…]

March 26th, 2008

On a Mythology Anthology

The Mythology Anthology My fascination with Mythology began when I was between 10 and 12 years old. My cousin was doing a “great brain” project at his school and he chose Mythology. The gist of the project was that they would become an expert (or as much of an expert as a 3rd/4th grader can [Read More…]

August 6th, 2007

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

  This past weekend I got to pass a major milestone in my Daddy career. I took My boy to his first Major League Baseball game. and it was awesome. Now lest I get ahead of myself I’m sure he really didn’t have a clue about what was going on. For him it was two [Read More…]

January 1st, 2007

More Firsts

It is the first of the year, time for resolutions making, possibly resolution breaking. Maybe you are sitting down to re-evaluate where you are in your life and where you want to be heading. I think we all do that to some extant this time of year. For those of us lucky to be parents [Read More…]