Monthly Archives: July 2014

Water Parks and Pigs

Here’s part 2 in my adventures at Holiday World Amusement park from Santa Claus, IN, a few weeks ago. By the end of the day, the kids were exhausted and so I was carrying 41-pound Nathan from one end of the park to another.  My skin and hair felt grimy...
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Riding single or together?

“Single riders enter here.” Perhaps you’ve seem a sign like that at a water park or amusement park.  Perhaps you and your friend have entered that line, in hopes of getting on to the ride faster and cutting down your wait time. My wife and I did just that last...
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Still Texting…..Are You Listening?

“Rocket?” “Yeah, yeah, how’s it going?” That was how I first connected with College football legend Raghib ‘Rocket’ Ismail on Sunday as I picked him up at the Dayton airport. The 10-year Pro Football player and I talked about the alma mater shared by his brother and I (Syracuse U)...
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Am I a Horse or a Cow?

A few years ago, my parents got Nathan a stuffed animal from the Calgary Stampede.  It is a horse.  But for the last few weeks, Nathan has been calling it his “Moo-moo cow.”  At first he really thought the animal was a cow because, for some reason, the horse’s vest...
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The Sugar Crumb Lifestyle

Last week our family made blueberry muffins. Anna stirred the batter as I threw in the fruit.  Leah had the most important role. She was in charge of the homemade sugar topping.  And she didn’t disappoint. We enjoyed the first round of sweetness fresh out of the oven and showed...
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