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What’s Your Everest? A bit about mine…

What’s your Mt. Everest and does falling a little short of the top diminish the accomplishment? I’m a bit of a junkie on mountaineering stories. In fact – I’m a … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Should We Ban ALL Parents from Youth Sports?

This seems like a preposterous question. It was to me the first time I read it. Like most parents I know, I love to attend my kids sporting events and … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · 4 Comments

Making Makers – Maker Faire Recap 2015

One of the things I enjoy most with my kids is making things with them. More accurately, I love giving them the skills and tools to make things and then … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Me – Still Evolving

Every once in a while I need a reality check to make sure I’m not too jaded or biased. Last week provided such an opportunity. I read that the CFO … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Principals(ples) of Parenting

I was a high school principal – leaving the principalship a little after my kids were born. It’s an all-consuming job with insane hours and demands and there was no … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Future Vision for My Headstrong Daughter

My daughter has been described by others and me as headstrong, strong-willed, stubborn, fiercely independent, competitive, and a limit-pusher. These are attributes more traditionally assigned to boys than girls and … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

And Vice Versa

There are a lot of things I’ve learned during fatherhood that have made me a better worker; and there have been a lot of things I’ve learned in the workplace … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 1 Comment