Memorial Day

Remembering everyone who gave their life for the sake of us and this great country. We aren't perfect, but we need to keep trying to be, if not for ourselves, then at least for those who have believed in us in the past.…

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My Eco Heritage

Just discovered that the Douglas Fir was actually named after a guy named David Douglas! Cool history and link to the history of the Sierra Club, whose magazine I'm featured in this month. (I don't, however, envy his death, other than the Hawaii part)…

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The Value

It may sound crazy, but my friend Hal writes some of the best stuff about youth hockey that I've ever read. His latest post talks about kids tournaments, but its really about kids growing up, and the role that hockey can play. Last weekend my son's team played in a…

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Wii're Converted!!

By far the biggest hit at our family this weekend was the Nintendo Wii. The kids are playing with it constantly...alone, against each other, against parents, you name it. Christmas Day people were racing into the family room to see Grandpa take on someone in bowling or golf. If…

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Happy New Year!

Hope everyone has a healthy and happy 2007. Cheers!…

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Peace to you and your family.…

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End of Summer Trip

Just wrapping up a great end-of-summer trip with the family. My wife and I and the kids spent a week in CO, joined by my folks for a few days in the middle. Highlights: Driving across Rocky Mountain National Park on Trail Ridge Road Street performers in Boulder Our stay…

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Life as a working parent

“BusinessWeek Online: ‘One of the hardest things about being a working parent is that, quite often, it feels as if there’s just no margin for error.’ Amen to that.” (Via Werblog.)…

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