Love travels

I think about the saying "I"ll follow you to the ends of the earth" a lot. As I sit here at a cheerleading competition today all by myself. The oldest daughter has a ballet show coming up so the wife needed to be there, so I'm the cheer Dad today. Not my idea of a... Continue Reading →

Super Bowl x 2

This upcoming weekend is like the Super Bowl of weekends for my family.  We have a cheer competition all day Saturday and a Ballet show all day Sunday.  Kids will be a nightmare, wife will be crazy, dog will wonder why there is so much yelling, house will be a mess, doors will be slammed, hair brushes... Continue Reading →

Baby Alice

This is going to sound awful, but hear me out.  My favorite sound in the world right now is the sound of my little baby niece Alice crying.  The sound is absolutely breathtaking to me.  She is the spitting image of my oldest when she was a baby, and seeing her brings me right back... Continue Reading →

Spoonful of Happy Tears

My oldest daughter Meghan is in a ballet coming up for her dance studio called Mary Poppins.  Every year they do this really cool thing before the ballet where the older kids in the ballet, or the feature roles or whatever you would call it, get dressed up in costume and the little kids at... Continue Reading →

Dads

Am I a good Dad? How does someone measure that? What does it mean to be a good Dad? I've seen a video of this Dad dressing up in a princess costume to make his son happy and dancing and singing with him. The video is going viral, and he is getting lots of "What... Continue Reading →

Pockets

I’ve been going thru a lot of soul searching recently.  With my job being a bit of bummer, lots of layoffs and uncertainty, it isn’t the place I envision retiring from anymore.  Been doing a lot of the “What’s my dream job” type daydreaming.  I was recently asked “What is my Why?”  I was taken... Continue Reading →

Pause

If you know my writing at all or have seen me talk about traditions you will know that my oldest daughter and I watch Survivor together.   Have for years.   It’s our thing.  We love it.  Gives us an excuse to eat 2 bags of the movie theater butter popcorn and lay of the... Continue Reading →

Tampons

My youngest daughter was packing for a cheerleading trip to Atlantic City and she asked me to list off some stuff that wasn't clothes related that she could check to make sure she packed. I started with phone charger, pillow, hairbrush, and she would reply back yup, got it. Then I said "Oh, and if... Continue Reading →

14 Year Old President

My oldest is at a really cool age right now where she questions everything and is super passionate about politics and government.  Last week I got an angry text from her about Trump, about the wall and how mad she is that it is even something being considered.  Safe to say she isn’t all that happy with the news at this... Continue Reading →

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