Good to Give

Saturday afternoon the kids and I went through their playroom for the annual pre-Christmas purge. (It’s kind of a tradition, though some years it’s more of a post-Christmas purge.) We dump all of the toys on the floor and the kids go through them and pick out a handful they want to keep. It’s an… Continue reading Good to Give

My Daughter’s Valentine

For the past couple of days my daughter, Ella, has been on a covert mission. She’s pulled her mother aside for numerous private conversations, whispered into her brother’s ear countless times, and just been furtive in general. Finally, last night, she filled me in on the CIA-level spywork. “Daddy, this year, I’m giving you a… Continue reading My Daughter’s Valentine

Uncovering My Passion (And Helping You Uncover Yours)

Saw a quote on Twitter this morning that caught my eye: “The man with 100 interests is twice as interesting as the man with 50, and four times as interesting as the man with 25.” As someone who has a number of interests (but few passions), there was something about that little line that made… Continue reading Uncovering My Passion (And Helping You Uncover Yours)