3/4 of a Memory of Playing Catch with my Dad

This is a short tale about my father, who, during my formative years, I would only ever address by the name of Coach. I never called him Dad, or Pops or the old man. It was always just, “Coach.” This is because he had successfully coached every sport known to man. Football, basketball, track, wrestling: … Read more3/4 of a Memory of Playing Catch with my Dad

The Two Hand: Slam Munch Madness- East Coast Edition

Welcome to one of my two official entries to the #FrozenChefMadness contest through our friends at LifeofDad.com and Easy Home Meals in celebration of Frozen Food Month. My entry? The Two Hand SlamParmesan crusted Tater Tots (Ore Ida), Zesty Garlic Chicken Wingz (Tyson), and Sugar Snap Peas (Green Giant). Preparation? Simple enough that you won’t … Read moreThe Two Hand: Slam Munch Madness- East Coast Edition

#FrozenChefMadness — Welcome to Munch Madness

Every March I find myself traumatized by another woefully awful bracket. Within a few days, my “answer sheet” has become a red ink deposit and a new scrap sheet of paper for my daughter to color. What makes the games that follow more palatable? Snacks. Fortunately, March is also Frozen Food Month and a perfect … Read more#FrozenChefMadness — Welcome to Munch Madness

Monday Movie Minute Trailer

Your browser does not support the video tag Welcome to Movie Trailer Monday – and today’s trailer is a tongue in cheek look at the awesome road trip Jason and I took to New Orleans for the Dad 2.0 Summit. While you are at it, check out Jason’s newest post– Have a great day! – … Read moreMonday Movie Minute Trailer

My Random Act of Kindness

His eyes still haunt me. Who is he? I don’t know, but I’ll get to that in a minute. A high schoolmate of mine, Ricky Smith, has started a revolution. His movement #R.A.K.E. stands for – Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere. He has literally traveled the country doing acts of kindness for random people. Things … Read moreMy Random Act of Kindness

Yes? No? Maybe?….

Valentine’s Day. I have many memories of Valentine’s Day and few of them are pleasant. I remember opening the traditional cardboard box of valentine cards, I usually got the superheroes or funny comics, and it was a painstaking, dilemma filled, gut wrenching, anguishing process to decide who got what valentine. Similar to the “War Room” … Read moreYes? No? Maybe?….