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Don’t lick your sister on the face

In my last blog post I wrote briefly about lessons I never imagined I would have had to teach my daughters. When faced with the looming prospect of parenthood there are certain lessons you're aware of, topics that will, inevitably come up. Standard, run-of-the-mill, 'Leave it to Beaver' sort of stuff that everyone has to…
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Whistling Walmart and Women

When I first had kids I knew there would be tough conversations I'd have to have with my daughters. Topics like dating, marriage and the Electoral College would need to be covered to be certain I raised solid, well-rounded children. I knew puberty would come up, and I was not intimidated. What surprised me was…
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The Death of a Good Man

  [caption id="attachment_481" align="alignleft" width="300"] My father-in-law Mike, Me, and Cary our last time hunting together[/caption] There have been many songs, poems, and books written attempting to convey the concept found in the expression: "You don't know what you have till it's gone". Those words are so frequently said that the expression has become almost…
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A Tale of Don and the Dingbat

It's hard to believe Christmas has come and gone along with New Year's Day, bringing a close to the holiday season. Now it's on to the New Year, new resolutions and time to detox from the holiday parties and gluttonous eating that categorizes the month of December. Thinking back on this most recent holiday I…
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