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10 Things Police Wish You Knew about Answering the Doorbell

Ring Video Doorbell Pro

It’s that time of the year, when door-to-door solicitations begin to occur more frequently. But how do you know when you should or shouldn’t answer the door?

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Review: Ember Temperature Controlled Ceramic Mug

My wife gave me the perfect gift for a coffee or tea lover this Christmas, the Ember Ceramic Mug. I’ll never drink a lukewarm cup of coffee or tea again!

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Twas the Night before Christmas—WordlessWednesday Art

The children were nestled all snug in their beds

Hopefully Dr. Clement C. Moore who wrote “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” as a present for his children isn’t rolling over in his grave because of this post?

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The Story of a Garnet Ring – and a New Family Tradition

Here’s the story of generations of love in my family… symbolized by a garnet ring… and how James Avery has helped me continue this lovely family tradition!

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Armchair Version of HGTV House Hunters International

Home for sale in Suffolk with a working watermill

Check out my latest “sanity break” at work. I play my own home version of House Hunters International on my phone or computer.

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Firefly & Serenity Gifts For that Browncoat you love this Holiday!

50 Firefly TV & Serenity Movie gifts you never knew existed for that special Browncoat in your life this holiday season…

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Empty Chairs at the Holiday Table

Empty Chairs at the Holiday Table

This is a wonderful time of year to pause and count our blessings. Unfortunately for some, the holiday season is also one of sadness and loss. I just found out…

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Is Halloween less safe today than when we were kids?

Trick or Treat Halloween Safety

Is it my imagination or is it really less safe for our kids these days? Part of me hopes it’s the 24/7 news and the ubiquitous Internet makes things seem worse?

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A Dad’s Guide to the Perfect Halloween Cocktail

I’ll admit it. Halloween was never one of my favorite holidays. That is – until my crazy holiday obsessed wife and I met. She dragged me kicking and screaming into complete and total Halloween obsession. And I live there quite happily now! One of the things I’ve come to realize is that Halloween is not …

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