I enjoyed my drive to work this morning.  The full moon was still suspended in the morning sky, shining bright off to my left.  On my right was an open field with low lying fog covering the ground and the orange sunrise peeking through the clouds and coming up over the trees at the far end of the field.  As I turned the corner and headed to work, the thought of fall on this beautiful October morning and cooler weather nearly brought tears to my eyes. Continue reading “Fall”

The Lighter Side

One of the more difficult things for me to do is to relax and have fun.  I like to have fun.  I like to relax.  But as much as I like to play and relax, I like to work and be productive.  I don’t know if it is my personality or my upbringing (certainly not from my mom), but it is difficult for me to have fun.

Those who know me know that this is true.  While I do have fun and play, I am often thinking about all the work Continue reading “The Lighter Side”

Sometimes We Just Need a Spankin’

I am a dad of 4 kids.  Oddly, none of them wanted to model for a photo for this post.  They are good kids and I love and encourage them every chance I get.  As good as they are, they are still kids.  They make mistakes and learn from them.  Sometimes they try to push the limits of what is right and occasionally they cross the line.  I love them and encourage them, teach them and help them make better decisions, but sometimes they just need a spankin’. Continue reading “Sometimes We Just Need a Spankin’”