Despite current trends, super-heroes DO get better with age

I’m going to geek out a bit and talk about comic books and families. It’s no secret that I’ve been a reader of comic books for most of my life. The tastes have changed, as have the characters, topics, and nature of it all, but it dawned on me recently that one of the thingsContinue reading “Despite current trends, super-heroes DO get better with age”

Generating some Mass Appeal

Despite leaving TV news behind me some months back, I made a brief return to television recently. I had the absolute pleasure recently of appearing on the mid-morning program, “Mass Appeal” to talk about some of the lessons learned during my first year of fatherhood. Unfortunately, WordPress does not allow me to embed the videoContinue reading “Generating some Mass Appeal”

I’m sending this note…to the future!

Sometimes I do something that just pleasantly surprises me when I come across it later (as opposed to the things where I later ask ‘why in the world did i do that?!’) In September, I took our air conditioners out of the windows. While one is small, the one for our downstairs is rather largeContinue reading “I’m sending this note…to the future!”

Easter Book Basket

This past weekend, we celebrated our first Easter as a family, and the Easter Bunny was very good to our little guy. At 9 months old, there was no candy to be found in his basket, but he was in love with the large, colorful plastic eggs that were inside. In fact, whenever he spotsContinue reading “Easter Book Basket”

Oh, poop

I think I’ve hit another milestone of fatherhood. Sure, I had already been sprayed during diaper changes and been spit up on during burpings. But as of this this past weekend, (drum roll please), I was pooped on…right into my hand during a diaper change. 🙂 And all I could do was laugh. That isContinue reading “Oh, poop”

Eight Months

About a month to go. Seriously? As I type that first sentence, I just can’t help but ask myself, has 34 weeks really gone by that quickly? Why has it taken me this long to finally sit down and put my thoughts to page? My wife and mother in law suggested writing about the processContinue reading “Eight Months”