10 years ago today, everything changed

Look backwards in your life and I bet you can identify the most defining moments of your life.  For me, everything changed on September 9th, 2002… everything.  That was the day my daughter was born and I became a parent for the first time. After 10 years of parenting, I can say a few things…

Road Trippin’

I have a lot of memories from family road  trips growing up: my little brother locking himself in (and us out) of the car at the sight of bison in Yellowstone, laying out at night in the mountains above Death Valley and watching a billion stars, waking up to 3 inches of rain in our…

For you, my son

Son, you were so tired yesterday, in dire need of a nap. We have been on the road for nearly two weeks visiting sights and friends, and while in a strange place you couldn’t sleep. So I loaded you in the van and started driving. You quickly fell asleep as I drove up and down…