Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story
Spoiled Rotten on the Snake River Spoiled Rotten on the Snake River
OWTK Podcast July 2017 Alaska to Atlantic Cross Country Road Trip Special Playlist OWTK Podcast July 2017 Alaska to Atlantic Cross Country Road Trip Special Playlist
6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever 6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever
Big Guy Car Guy The Summer’s On Kia

The Summer’s On Kia

There wasn’t a need for us to upgrade our family car last summer. We still owed over 10k on the one we owned, but I’d grown tired of its lack of space in the back seat for my growing girls and agitated by the Bluetooth connection that consistently wouldn’t connect. […]

Travel Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story

Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story

I would have never done it, but isn’t that what they all say. It probably goes without saying that waking for the day at 2:37, 3:14, or 3:51 in the morning, every morning and in excruciating pain at that, has a myriad of only negative consequences on a person. The […]

OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast OWTK Podcast July 2017 Alaska to Atlantic Cross Country Road Trip Special Playlist

OWTK Podcast July 2017 Alaska to Atlantic Cross Country Road Trip Special Playlist

We’re home! Yay! And we’re exhausted. Being together is amazing but even if you love each other dearly, it is difficult to spend every waking moment together. This special podcast episode doesn’t address any of that, but my stories will as they leak out of me over the next few […]

OWTK Kindie Music News The Songs and Stains of Our Lives

The Songs and Stains of Our Lives

For a long while now I’ve been fond of saying, when speaking lovingly about the golden age of family music, that the reason the current generation of all-ages, kindie, family, children’s music is so flipping fantastic is that the songs being written, recorded and released are not all freshly baked […]

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Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story
Parenting Blog / Travel

Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story

I would have never done it, but isn’t that what they all say. It probably goes without saying that waking for the day at 2:37, 3:14, or 3:51 in the morning, every morning and in excruciating pain at that, has a myriad of only negative consequences on a person. The […]

Spoiled Rotten on the Snake River
Travel

Spoiled Rotten on the Snake River

I didn’t have my first taste of BBQ until my late 20s. Throughout the next decade there would be occasions where I would offer up this curious nugget from my culinary back story to various people in mixed company. There was always a natural lead-in, I’m not that random (although […]

Extra Fresh Samples At Costco With Kids
Parenting Blog

Extra Fresh Samples At Costco With Kids

Ever since first becoming a dad, I’ve found shopping with my daughters to be a sweet way to spend time together. They concur in spades because whether it’s picking up something sugary in the baked goods section or snagging samples of a Young Mahon Spanish cheese, Greek honey drizzled on […]

Luxury Exactly When I Need It Most
Parenting Blog

Luxury Exactly When I Need It Most

Tonight I navigated a minefield of half thoughts, forget-me-nots, botched assignments, personal responsibilities, overpriced mac-n-cheese, and frantic text messages flung from one coast to the other in a hopeful bid to nail down some semblance of a plan. I’ve been a terrible friend, and a worse husband, father, and son. […]

OWTK Podcast July 2017 Alaska to Atlantic Cross Country Road Trip Special Playlist
OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast

OWTK Podcast July 2017 Alaska to Atlantic Cross Country Road Trip Special Playlist

We’re home! Yay! And we’re exhausted. Being together is amazing but even if you love each other dearly, it is difficult to spend every waking moment together. This special podcast episode doesn’t address any of that, but my stories will as they leak out of me over the next few […]

New Parenting Style: Multihyphenated Parenting
Parenting Blog

New Parenting Style: Multihyphenated Parenting

There are many synonyms for “parenting”. “Careful Captain” is one. That’s what I called my wife for the first, hmmmm, 8 years or so of our oldest daughter’s life. It was a parade of “Oh sweetie, be careful!” and “You’re too close to the street, be careful!” coming from her, much […]

6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever
Parenting Blog

6 Little Things That Make Being a Dad The Best Job Ever

It would be easy for me to throw open the front door each weekday morning from mid-August to mid-June and send my daughters off to the bus stop with no more effort required than an honest smile and a gentle wave of my right hand. I don’t do this though, […]

On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella
Travel

On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella

My boots were embossing the muddy trail alongside hers and from what I could tell, there was nary a bug in the rainforest. A steady breeze off the river found its way through the gnarly web of braches covered in chenille blankets of moss, and a chill hung in the air, […]

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