The Hard Path From Cool Dude To Cool Dad

The Hard Path From Cool Dude To Cool Dad

[W]hile you might have developed a cool attitude when you were a young adult, your sense of being cool can change dramatically when you have children. Your mindset changes and your perceptions of life don’t compare to the ones you had as a young man. Indeed, being a...
Slob Space:  What’s on Your Desk?

Slob Space: What’s on Your Desk?

[W]ith three active kids who are days away from starting school, I’ve been staying up late or getting up extra early to catch up on work. While I do have an office, just two short miles from the house, I have also put together a make shift private office in my...
My Suicide Bend on Hotel Shower Curtains

My Suicide Bend on Hotel Shower Curtains

[W]hen I think back to when I was a kid, family vacations involved long road trips and stops at scary looking motels where the lights were dim, the pool water was green and the black & white TV was above average. Back then you didn’t plan your road stays....
Who Needs Camping to Bond? Marshmallows in a Fireplace

Who Needs Camping to Bond? Marshmallows in a Fireplace

[A]s a parent, there is that special moment in your kids’ life when you are out sleeping under the stars. Maybe in a tent, your family put together. Around a fire that you built. Roasting those gooey marshmallows on a stick you found hiking in the woods. Camping...