Holiday Adventures

adventures

Over the 2016 Christmas and New Year week, Bella and I took off and headed up north to visit the grandparents.  We have done this drive dozens of times over the last 6 years since they moved up there.  This...

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This Fly Box

adventures, personal

My Dad gave me this fly box.  He found it while we were out fishing (I’m sure I was trailing along behind him somewhere) and I remember seeing it for the first time.  It was covered in gunk that things get...

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Reliving My Youth

personal

I find myself always looking for things that my kiddo and I can to together to get us out of the house and doing something outside.  Of course we do things like the park, and really anything that I can think of that...

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Morning Hair

morning hair, personal

So a couple of weeks ago I was having an early morning FaceTime meeting with a friend and I warned her about my hair since it had decided to grow a mind of its own overnight.  She explained to me that she has...

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I Hate Football…Again

personal

Those of you that know me know that I have not always been a football fan, nor really a fan of organized sports in general.  Within the last few years I have gotten into playing fantasy football with some friends. ...

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The Drawback of Single Parenthood

reflection

I know that for the majority of parents they do not have kids thinking that they will end up being single parents(with the exception of those brave souls that go different routes such as adoption or what not).  At...

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Changes to be Made

personal

Change.  Everyone does it.  It could be minor changes in the way that we get ready for the day, or it could be major changes in the way we view life or the things around us.  I think change is good for the most...

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The Joys of Having a Daughter

daily

So, here I am at 7:40 am, standing outside my daughter’s school waiting for some bell to ring so they will open the gate into the kindergarten playground, watching my daughter run around with a little boy from her...

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The Morning Grind

daily

Most people have a morning routine, you know, all the stuff they do while still half asleep and trying to let their eyes adjust to the blinding light that is the 6am sun here in Southern California. My kiddo and I are...

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I am Bella’s Daddy

personal, reflection

To quote some woman I used to hear on talk radio and cringe while I listened to her take calls from random people… ” I am my daughter’s father”.  This is something that I have come to embrace...

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