Yes, I locked myself in my backseat

It was pouring rain yesterday, as in severe storm-type of pouring. So, with his little windbreaker hood over his head, I hurried the little guy out to the car in the morning as we headed out for the day. With the new car seat in place, especially with my tiny car, it takes a littleContinue reading “Yes, I locked myself in my backseat”

Family ties

You never know how paths are going to cross. My wife and I met purely by chance, when a co-worker of mine, when I first started at my current job, convinced me to take part in a community theater production. I made new friends, one of whom, six months later, I would begin dating whenContinue reading “Family ties”

Walking for the animals

To anyone who knows our family or reads this blog know just how much of a connection we feel with the animals we share this earth with. We are all connected. From the grass we sit in, the trees that blow in the wind, to the deer that run through those green blades of foliage,Continue reading “Walking for the animals”

Puttin’ on the Ritz

It’s no secret that Meg and I love a Golden Age long before our own. As I’ve mentioned before, my sister-in-law always jokes that our little guy “won’t know what era he’s growing up in” when his parents are watching black and white movies and listening to music from the Big Band era. He’ll findContinue reading “Puttin’ on the Ritz”

The car seat shuffle

Now that our little guy is inching closer and closer to the one year mark (ten months old already), he is quickly outgrowing many things – clothes, some foods, and his car seat. Since his birth, we’ve carried him around in a Graco car seat carrier, the type that has bases that attach to theContinue reading “The car seat shuffle”

Fall into Spring

The weather has been changing lately. The temperatures rising, the grass becoming a little greener, a little longer, and the air filled with the smells of pollen and barbecues. There’s no doubt that spring is here, but in case we take it for granted, mother nature gave us a nice little reminder of why it’sContinue reading “Fall into Spring”