Christmas Eve

I write a lot about traditions, some big and some small So, it’s only fitting I write something about my favorite one of all   Christmas Eve is a night I love with all my heart So much so, I don’t even know where to start   When you arrive you are greeted with Kenny G... Continue Reading →


Cleaning out my car in preparation for returning it to the dealership is not always my favorite time.  The car ends up with so much crap in it from the kids different events.   Everything from a comb to boxing gloves to jumper cables has to be taken out of the car.  When I get... Continue Reading →


Spotify has this playlist that popped up recently called “Your Top Songs 2018” which I thought was pretty cool.   We have a family account, but we all have individual accounts within that, similar to Netflix.  So, I create my own playlists and kids do theirs so I’m not listening to the latest Cardi B... Continue Reading →

Varsity Blues

My oldest is a freshman in high school.  She’s WAY WAY smarter than me.   She takes all these honors classes at school and if she isn’t at her dance class she is at her desk studying.   Last night we were talking about World War I and I was secretly googling stuff so I... Continue Reading →

Punching bag

As a Dad of two “performers” I have struggled to find where I fit in this part of their lives.  The stage scares me; I prefer writing to performing, so being on a stage would be the last place you would ever find me.   My kids are really good at what they do, one being a... Continue Reading →


I do the laundry in my house.  I do this not because my wife used to do it and she deserved a break, I do it selfishly because I want to be make sure my clothes are ready for when I need them.  I want to fold them a certain way, I know, I’m weird,... Continue Reading →


My youngest, Kiley, has this new thing where she wants to be able to jump and touch the ceiling in my kitchen.  She started this a couple of months ago but was sort of lightly jumping.  She would walk into the kitchen, make herself some toast and while it was heating she would just try... Continue Reading →


Pictured above is myself, the Lead Singer of Saves The Day, and my buddy Jim after a very very long day and night in 2013....the camera was bad, it has nothing to do with the alcohol consumed... Back in 1998 my musical tastes consisted of whatever was popular or whatever was on the radio at... Continue Reading →

Cards and Death Penalties

Couple really cool things happened this weekend for me.  On Saturday we had an incredibly lazy day.  Sweatpants all day, one of those “did I even brush my teeth?” kind of days…. Oldest daughter actually went out after dinner for a bit, leaving the wife on the couch to watch a few Hallmark movies and... Continue Reading →

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