Building Entrepreneurs

One of the benefits of starting and owning a small business is that I am presented with numerous teachable moments for my kids. While I am only 6 months into this particular venture, I have run my own small enterprises in the past. In high school a friend and I ran a window cleaning business and … Continue reading

A Fascinating Kid

Today's Writing 101 Prompt: Who’s the most interesting person (or people) you’ve met this year?   As any parent knows the emergence of a child from a newborn is a fascinating process and experience. Over the past year I have watched my daughter go through that process. She has gone from … Continue reading

The Mystery of the Lost Hat

Today's Writing 101 Prompt: Write about a loss: something (or someone) that was part of your life, and isn’t any more. Childhood is fleeting. At the time it seems interminable. As kids we often spend time waiting for things to happen. Waiting to be able to play with friends. Waiting for our … Continue reading

They Might Be Giants

Yesterday was my 18th birthday - 18 months that is. Today I spent a lot of time with the big guy. He took me shopping and he let me play in all the stores. I used to ride around in a stroller all the time. Now I try to avoid getting in that thing. Walking and running is way more fun. Sometimes I … Continue reading

Dads Are Doing It Right!

I am better at loading the dishwasher than my wife. I can fit more stuff in and I put specific dishes in specific places in order to maximize the space and fit as much in there as possible. I admit here and now that I often partially unload it at night so that I can load it how I want to do it. … Continue reading