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: parenting

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

Sitting in the closet

He sat inside the closet.  His knees were pulled to his chest, hugging them tightly.  Every night his mother would find him here and have to drag him out for … Continue reading

July 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

Captain Save Your Kid (please rescue me and make me happy)

Today’s kids are weak, uncaring, and self-centered.   They are focused solely on their cell phones and video games, that must be why kids are the way they are today. … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Gift of the Cut

I recently started coaching a high school sports team. One of the most awful things the coaching staff has to do is pick a team and make cuts. While we … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

Funnest Race

2013 is almost over and the last few months have been tough on me because of my injury. As I reflect back on my year I realize I did quite … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · 2 Comments