There are certain times and life events during which the absence of loved ones is most acutely felt. Thanksgiving, Christmas and the birth of a child I’ve found rank high among these. So at this joyous time of year, please indulge me a brief sad moment.
Category Archive: family
The walk about which I am writing doesn’t concern the film of that name, though both are love stories. The walk I’m writing about is a trip down the isle of a church that my wife and I took ten years ago today. And really I’m writing of a journey… about the independent paths we walked alone to get to that wedding, and the walk we’ve taken hand in hand ever since.
Last year when Daylight Saving Time rolled around – I forgot to change the batteries in our smoke detector. I PAID for that lapse, though thankfully not in a way that hurt my family…
Thanks to Farmers Branch Aquatic Center for sponsoring this post. In a world full of electronics and busy schedules, the Farmers Branch Aquatic Center brings something rare to the table – a chance for good old fashioned family fun! Located in the heart of the Dallas & Fort Worth area, this large facility sits in …
Or at least they should. Let me explain. It was brought to my attention by my loving wife and also by at least one commenter on my recent blog: 7 Ways to be a Better Dad (aka: “Stop and Smell the Diapers”) that I had left something important off my list. So, here is that missing guideline on how to be a better dad: HAVE FUN!
Before our big Walt Disney World trip last week, I asked for your advice on how to best surprise our 5½ year-old daughter. Here’s a video of how that went!