Swell Time

Moving forward, just not sure where we're going, but at least we're having a swell time when we do it.

Category Archives: parent


She pushed her cart around the store, She needed new dishes. Moving into a new place. The first time in her life, She would be living along. Before moving, There … Continue reading

March 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Defiant daughter

His daughter looked up at him, defiant.  He had just offered her ice cream as a way to say sorry. “Daddy, I do not like ice cream.  I prefer cake.” … Continue reading

October 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Graduating and moving on to college

When your kids move out and head off to college it is a big day.  At some point you realize that after you drop your kid off, they will not … Continue reading

August 26, 2017 · 5 Comments

Education fix for the economy

Most Likely to Succeed Trailer from One Potato Productions on Vimeo. President Trump promised to bring jobs back. I want to believe that. But I can’t. President Trump says he … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

First Steps

  First steps are always the hardest. It takes a great amount of courage to do something you have never done before, something you may fail at.   When I … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Negotiations cut short

The other day the family and I were in a store doing a little shopping. While we were there I overheard a little girl negotiating with her parents. She was … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Again, again

Kids have this amazing super power they know exactly what to do to drive their parents crazy. One things kids do is the same thing over and over again. Of … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment