Three steps back

We were headed up the stairs last night, as is pretty much the course at that time of night, on our way to bathtime, when my son suddenly stopped several steps up. “No!” he said to me, his brow furrowed. “What is it, buddy?” I ask. “Dada, move!” “What do you mean, move?” “Move, dada!”Continue reading “Three steps back”

You don’t need to be Sam Wainwright to matter

It has taken me many years to fully come to terms with this, and it is something I often have to remind myself of to this day. But it’s important. And, as I have since childhood, I’m going to frame it in the context of something that is easier for me to understand and explainContinue reading “You don’t need to be Sam Wainwright to matter”

“I’m sorry” – stopping the bad habit of apologizing too much

“I’m sorry” – two little words, often used by most people to apologize when they’ve done something wrong. I need to emphasize that – when they’ve done something wrong. However, I have had a very bad habit for a very long part of my life and that is apologizing for things that are not myContinue reading ““I’m sorry” – stopping the bad habit of apologizing too much”

The Real Story of The Three Little Pigs is not what I thought it was

Most of us remember the tale of the Three Little Pigs, right? One builds his house of straw, one of sticks and one of bricks and when the Big Bad Wolf comes calling, it’s only the pig in the brick house, who spent the time working hard on his home instead of goofing off andContinue reading “The Real Story of The Three Little Pigs is not what I thought it was”