Category Archives: Children

A Moment in Time

There are moments in your life that will stand out and live in your memory forever. Sunday night, I sat on my couch rooting for the New York Giants to pull off one more fourth quarter comeback. My kids were … Continue reading

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For The Love of the Game

It was a warm summer afternoon and as we pulled into the parking lot, I could tell that Josh was excited. As soon as I turned off the engine, he bounded out of the car and headed for the ball … Continue reading

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“Two Roads Diverged In A Wood”

Great stories rise from the ashes of ordinary adventures. They take on a life of their own based upon unexpected twists or turns that occur in the middle of a journey. But without these explorations, life would become boring. Stephanie … Continue reading

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Waxing Nostalgic

“Mom, I’m going outside to play,” I would often say when I was a child. And as soon as I stepped outside our front door, the world was my playground. I could ride my bike to the center of town … Continue reading

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Helicopter

Back in June, I had one of the best dreams ever. I dreamt that I owned a helicopter. I was no longer a victim of traffic because I could fly above it. I didn’t have to look for the shortest … Continue reading

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D-A-D

This past Sunday, Stephanie snuck the kids out of the house early so I could sleep late. Unfortunately, the cat got locked in our room and a blissful late morning sleep was interrupted by the antics of a cat that … Continue reading

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Panic!

It was a beautiful February day. The sun was shining, there was a warm breeze blowing through the neighborhood and the birds were singing as they ushered in a sun drenched, lazy afternoon. I was walking to the bus stop … Continue reading

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She Had An Ipod!

We took the kids to see the Carolina Hurricanes on Thanksgiving Eve! Before the holiday hoopla descended upon us, Stephanie and I felt a family outing was definitely in order. And as we walked through the parking lot, the excitement … Continue reading

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Tree Frogs and Fireflies

Moving is for mad men. You spend hours storing, packing, boxing and purging and once the move is complete, you spend hours trying to figure out what the chicken scratch on the side of each box actually means. It’s pure … Continue reading

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The Perfect Day

I could here the crack of the bat as I watched the ball whiz past third base; “foul!” On the next pitch, Josh rifled a single between the shortstop and the third baseman. His first at bat ever and he … Continue reading

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