Who watched The Greatest Showman? After much prodding from my wife and kids, I finally broke down and watched what they told me was “the best movie of the year,” or for my oldest, “all time”. She just put it on her list for movies to include for deserted island. I still think that was … Continue reading Dare to Dream Dammit
Honestly, I never thought there was much of a difference between a smile and a laugh. They represented joy, fun, and happiness, even if only for a fleeting moment. Well, I’ve learned lately, there is a difference and it might be a significant point of concern if you’re experiencing the difficulty of having a narcissist … Continue reading Are You Smiling or Laughing?
Today, I’m reflecting on my beautiful family, with all the bumps and bruises that are there, and realizing just how amazing of a life I actually have. Granted, there are trials just like in any life, but I’m really blessed. I mean I have an absolutely gorgeous wife that loves me, our kids, and life … Continue reading Be The Driver in Your Own Life
It’s just amazing what can be experienced in just a couple of hours. I absolutely love the times where I get to be one on one with each of my kids. Their personalities, strengths, and weaknesses are so unique to them, it’s humbling to see them individually. I love it. So last night, I took … Continue reading Daddy/Daughter Dates
Tonight, I was out with the kids enjoying some beautiful spring weather and I saw the infamous dad, phone in hand, losing his kid. I don’t judge him, we’ve all been there. This instance though was pretty funny to me. After a few minutes of searching the playground, my neighbor hollered from across the field, … Continue reading Dude, Where’s My Kid?
I’ve never run a marathon, I’ve never ran more than 5 miles. My wife on the other hand, has ran several Ironman races. That’s running a marathon AFTER you swim 2.4 miles and bike another 112, who willingly does that? She’s always trying to motivate me into wanting to race in some fashion, hopefully she … Continue reading Am I Strong Enough
If your life is anything like mine, there’s nights when coming home from work I relate more to the walkers in TWD (The Walking Dead) than Rick Grimes. Those nights, I feel like both the tormentor and the tortured as I drag my lifeless body through the nightly routine, while not so secretly yearning for … Continue reading The Curse of Familiarity