Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! I am not sure I can possible convey how much being a father means to me. It is the single-most important…

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A Jarful of Jelly Beans

I’ve talked about getting older a lot in this blog, perhaps too often for the likes of some. But the whole point of this is to talk about the lessons…

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms and mothers out there! We men compete hard and endlessly with you women in the battle of the sexes, but there is no…

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Hiking Into Spring

It’s been a busy, busy week! I finally completed my task to cut/split/hauled/cleared the ~18,000lbs of oak tree from the front yard. Yes – you read that right! A live…

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Happy Easter

Yes – I still exist, despite my disappearance from my blog! Life has been… busy, very busy, and I simply have not found a way to make time for writing.…

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The Harkening

The harkening of hope – of spring. There is the meteorological start of spring which begins on the first of March (for the ease of neatly bundling seasonal data) while…

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I am of the woods…

I did it! I got out for a hike yesterday and it was glorious!! Not the perfect day, ideal weather, not by a long shot: it was fully overcast and…

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