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To the Kid in Seat 39B

To the Kid in Seat 39B

February 22, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

This kid buried his head on my shoulder. He was fast asleep. On the jet airplane. I wanted to say, “Hey brother, your father is on the other side.” But little Mexican boy was much too young to be my brother. Still, I wanted to say “brother”, as if I […]

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Pardon the Way that I Stare

Pardon the Way that I Stare

September 19, 2015 | By | 2 Comments

As I got out of my car to get some milk this evening, I couldn’t help but notice the guy sitting in the car parked next to mine. He was staring at me. Why? I don’t know. The last time somebody stared at me was about a week ago. It […]

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The Circle of Life

The Circle of Life

April 15, 2015 | By | 2 Comments

“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” One of my co-workers had a baby today. A beautiful baby of course – aren’t they all? A few hours later, a different co-worker received a call that his father had died. His dad was thought to […]

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To Pin or Not to Pin

To Pin or Not to Pin

March 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Editors Note: It’s time for a special guest post! Friend of blog (FROB) Danielle sent this princess fashion clip to me (via Pinterest!) with the following comment: Well, that took an unexpected turn… This is stupid though, Mulan is way too girly, Ariel is supposed to wear pink. Pocahontas looks like […]

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Dating & Relationships: Core Values

Dating & Relationships: Core Values

March 1, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

The following is a free preview of Chapter 3 from my eBook on dating and relationships.  Early in the relationship, each party must ask him or herself, “Why am I going on this date?” Yes, it could be to have fun. Sure, it might be to gain be to gain […]

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Mulan

Mulan

February 10, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Mulan came out in 1998, three years after Pocahontas.  Though not technically a princess, she must have been fresh in mind as Disney Consumer Products chairman Andy Mooney came up with the idea for an official Disney Princess list in the late 1990s. Given that Tinkerbell was on the original […]

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Pocahontas

Pocahontas

February 8, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

After a two year hiatus, it’s finally time for another Princess Diary! Up next is a princess who doesn’t seem to get a lot of attention. We’re here to change that. This is for you, Pocahontas! 2:23: Only a couple minutes into this movie and John Smith reminds me of […]

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A Good Decision

A Good Decision

April 5, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  “To love somebody is not just a strong feeling—it is a decision, it is a judgment, it is a promise. If love were just a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever.” -Erich Fromm

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Thinking of Heroes

Thinking of Heroes

November 2, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

I had no intention of going to the Red Sox championship parade today. None at all. I’m a guy who drives to New Hampshire every weekend to get away from people – not to find myself in the midst of 2 million of them. The thought of attending didn’t even […]

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Being Faithful Where You Are

Being Faithful Where You Are

August 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Because we’re going through our lives, and we’re trying as hard as we can, and things just seem to always blow up in our faces, and we keep going, ‘God, God, why?’ We don’t know what he’s doing. So just let him do it. If you really believe he’s good, then let him […]

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